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

Summary

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History

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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

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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

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