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Grantham Canal, Canal 9 1/4 Miles Post Approximately 600 Metres South of Colston Bridge, Colston Bassett

Description: Grantham Canal, Canal 9 1/4 Miles Post Approximately 600 Metres South of Colston Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 241815

OS Grid Reference: SK6792233637
OS Grid Coordinates: 467922, 333637
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8959, -0.9918

Location: Colston Bassett, Nottinghamshire NG12 3GT

Locality: Colston Bassett
Local Authority: Rushcliffe Borough Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG12 3GT

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Listing Text

4/8 Canal 9¼ miles post
- approx. 600 metres
south of Colston
- II
Canal milepost. Late C18. Cast-iron post with rounded head and moulded
edge. Raised letters read '9¼ MILES FROM THE TRENT'. The figure 9¼ is
on a riveted-on plate.
The Canal was authorised in 1793 and this section was built by the surveyor
James Green, employed by Lord Middleton of Wollaton Hall.
C Cove-Smith. The Grantham Canal Today, 1974.

Listing NGR: SK6792233637

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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