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Latitude: 52.3243 / 52°19'27"N
Longitude: -1.1311 / 1°7'51"W
OS Eastings: 459316
OS Northings: 269932
OS Grid: SP593699
Mapcode National: GBR 8RB.8VN
Mapcode Global: VHCV0.BVW2
Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Mile Post
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315886
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361167
Location: Watford, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6
Civil Parish: Watford
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Watford
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
WATFORD GRAND UNION CANAL
5/280 Mile Post
Mile post. Late C19. Cast iron with inscription "G.J.C. Co. Leicester 38 miles".
The Grand Union Canal was authorised by Act of Parliament in 1810. The Watford
section was opened in 1814. In 1893-4 the Leicester line of the canal was taken
over by the Grand Junction Canal Company.
(A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.190).
Listing NGR: SP5931669932
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