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Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost at Sj6832 7024

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2282 / 53°13'41"N

Longitude: -2.4759 / 2°28'33"W

OS Eastings: 368326

OS Northings: 370236

OS Grid: SJ683702

Mapcode National: GBR 7V.0R3J

Mapcode Global: WH99K.Y450

Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost at Sj6832 7024

Listing Date: 5 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449637

Location: Davenham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9

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 67 SE
1034- /1/10002

WHATCROFT
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
(north side)

Canal Milepost at SJ 6832 7024

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 79 miles" "Preston Brook 13 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 68326 70236

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Description


SJ 67 SE
1034- /1/10002

WHATCROFT
TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL
(north side)

Canal Milepost at SJ 6832 7024

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 79 miles" "Preston Brook 13 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 68326 70236

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