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Description: Grantham Canal, Canal 7 Miles Post Approximately 200 Metres East of Foss Bridge
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 241843
OS Grid Reference: SK6734436768
OS Grid Coordinates: 467344, 336768
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9241, -0.9997
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CROPWELL BUTLER GRANTHAM CANAL
1/35 Canal 7 miles post
- approx. 200 metres
east of Foss Bridge
Canal milepost. Late C18. Cast iron post with rounded head and
moulded edge. Raised letters read: '7 MILES FROM THE TRENT'. The
figure 7 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: SK6734436768
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Source: English Heritage
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