SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL DIRECTION POST ABOUT 115 METRES SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 59

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1206003

Date first listed: 14-May-1985

Statutory Address: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL DIRECTION POST ABOUT 115 METRES SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 59

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Location

Statutory Address: SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL DIRECTION POST ABOUT 115 METRES SOUTH EAST OF BRIDGE NUMBER 59

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

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme (District Authority)

Parish: Loggerheads

National Grid Reference: SJ 69354 32167

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 63 SE LOGGERHEADS C.P SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL (west side) Tyrley

11/160 Direction post about 115m south-east of Bridge No.59

II

Direction post. C.1830. Cast iron. Short cylindrical round-topped post with rectangular plates attached to front, 2 to top and one to bottom. Raised lettering on plates reads: "AUTHERLEY/JUNCTION/25 MILES" (left-hand side); "NANTWICH/14/MILES" (right-hand side) and "NORBURY/JUNCTION/9½ MILES" (bottom). This stretch of canal formerly formed 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. V.C.H. II, (1967), p.295; Charles Hadfield, The Canals of. the West Midlands, (1966), Pp.183-9.

Listing NGR: SJ6935432167

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 362642

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1985), 183-9
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Stafford, (1967)

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