Canal Milepost At Sk 2089 1970 On West Side Of Trent And Mersey Canal

4 Nov 2004
Canal Milepost At Sk 2089 1970 On West Side Of Trent And Mersey Canal, Dunstall, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

DUNSTALL TRENT AND MERSEY SK 21 NW CANAL (West side) 9/10004 Canal Milepost at SK 2089 1970 - 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 19 miles" "Preston Brook 73 miles". Probably cast in the foundry of Rangeley and Dixon in Lichfield Street, Stone*. 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: SK2089019700


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1021 IOE Records taken by Geoffrey R Hood; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Geoffrey R Hood. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Hood, Geoffrey R

Rights Holder: Hood, Geoffrey R


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