Canal Milepost, Stoke on Trent, Stoke on Trent

Canal Milepost, Stoke on Trent, Stoke on Trent
Photograph taken 11 May 2001 © Mr Clive Shenton. Source Historic England Archive ref: 441345

This canal milepost on the Trent and Mersey Canal is dated 1819. It reads "Shardlow 54 miles" "Preston Brook 38 miles". The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.

Location

Stoke on Trent Stoke on Trent

Period

Georgian (1714 - 1836)

Tags

post canal water transport Georgian (1714 - 1836)