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SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 52

List Entry Summary

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

Name: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 52

List entry Number: 1055361

Location

SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 25 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 52

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cheswardine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260166

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History

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Details

CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION SJ 72 NW CANAL (south-west SJ 7167 2818 side) 8/16 Milepost approx. 25 - metres to south-east of Bridge No 52

- II

Milepost. Circa 1830. Cast iron. Short cylindrical round-topped post with curved rectangular plates to front. 2 to top and one to bottom. Super- scribed self lettering reads: "AUTHERLEY/JUNCTION/22 MILES" (left-hand side). "NANTWICH/17/MILES" (right-hand side) and "NORBURY/JUNCTION/6 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: SJ7167728189

Selected 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

National Grid Reference: SJ 71677 28189

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