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Milepost Approximately 150 Metres to West of Bridge Number 48

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheswardine, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8443 / 52°50'39"N

Longitude: -2.4026 / 2°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 372982

OS Northings: 327498

OS Grid: SJ729274

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y.SYRQ

Mapcode Global: WH9CC.2R6V

Entry Name: Milepost Approximately 150 Metres to West of Bridge Number 48

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260161

Location: Cheswardine, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Cheswardine

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 72 NW (south side)
SJ 7298 2750
Milepost approx 150
8/11 metres to west of Bridge
- No. 48

- II

Milepost. Circa 1830. Cast iron. Short cylindrical round-topped post
with curved rectangular plates to front, 2 to top and one to bottom.
Superscribed serif lettering reads: "AUTHERLEY/JUNCTION/21 MILES" (left
hand side), "NANTWICH/18/MILE" (right-hand side) and "NORBURY JUNCTION/5 1/2
MILES." (bottom). This stretch of 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: SJ7298227498

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