MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES TO WEST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 48

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055358
Date first listed:
25-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES TO WEST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 48, SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

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Location

Statutory Address:
MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 150 METRES TO WEST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 48, SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Cheswardine
National Grid Reference:
SJ 72982 27498

Details

CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL SJ 72 NW (south side) SJ 7298 2750 Milepost approx 150 8/11 metres to west of Bridge - No. 48

- II

Milepost. Circa 1830. Cast iron. Short cylindrical round-topped post with curved rectangular plates to front, 2 to top and one to bottom. Superscribed serif lettering reads: "AUTHERLEY/JUNCTION/21 MILES" (left hand side), "NANTWICH/18/MILE" (right-hand side) and "NORBURY JUNCTION/5 1/2 MILES." (bottom). This stretch of canal was built as part of the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal (act passed 1826, opened 1835), which was absorbed by the Ellesmere and Chester Canal in 1845 and eventually became part of the Shropshire Union in 1846. Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, pp 183-9; Thomas Pellow and Paul Bowen, The Shroppie. A portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal.

Listing NGR: SJ7298227498

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
260161
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985)
Pellow, T, Bowen, P, The Shroppie A Portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 15 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/14904/08
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