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
© Mr Geoffrey R Hood. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Hood, Geoffrey R
Rights Holder: Hood, Geoffrey R
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