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Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost at Sj 6805 6928

A Grade II Listed Building in Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2195 / 53°13'10"N

Longitude: -2.4799 / 2°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 368052

OS Northings: 369267

OS Grid: SJ680692

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.1448

Mapcode Global: WH99K.WB8Q

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost at Sj 6805 6928

Listing Date: 5 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449636

Location: Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW10

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Davenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Davenham St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


SJ 66 NE
1034- /4/10001


WHATCROFT
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
(west side)

Canal Milepost at SJ 6805 6928
II

Canal milepost. Dated "R & D Stone 1819" on shaft. Cast iron painted black and white.
Circular post with moulded head and embossed letters on 2 convex tablets below: "Shardlow
78 miles" "Preston Brook 14 miles". The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766
and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and
Mersey Canal (1979)


Listing NGR: SJ 68052 69267

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