SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 116 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 55

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055363

Date first listed: 25-Feb-1987

Statutory Address: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 116 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 55

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Location

Statutory Address: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL MILEPOST APPROXIMATELY 116 METRES TO SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 55

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 70626 29345

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL SJ 7029-7129 (south-west side) SJ 70626 29345 12/20 Milepost approx. 116 - metres to south-east of Bridge No 55

- 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 serif lettering reads: "AUTHERLEY/JUNCTION" 23 MILES" (left-hand side), "NANTWICH/16/MILES" (right-hand side) and "NORBURY/JUNCTION/7 1/2 MILES" (bottom). This stretch of the 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: SJ7062629345

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 260170

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 183-9
Pellow, T, Bowen, P, The Shroppie A Portrait of the Shropshire Union Canal

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