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Latitude: 52.8608 / 52°51'38"N
Longitude: -2.4377 / 2°26'15"W
OS Eastings: 370626
OS Northings: 329346
OS Grid: SJ706293
Mapcode National: GBR 7X.RVRH
Mapcode Global: WH9CB.JCD6
Entry Name: Shropshire Union Canal Milepost Approximately 116 Metres to South East of Bridge Number 55
Listing Date: 25 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055363
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260170
Location: Cheswardine, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Cheswardine
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Cheswardine St Swithun
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
CHESWARDINE C.P. SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
SJ 7029-7129 (south-west side)
SJ 70626 29345
12/20 Milepost approx. 116
- metres to south-east
of Bridge No 55
Milepost. Circa 1830. Cast-iron. Short cylindrical round-topped post
with curved rectangular plates to front. 2 to top and one to bottom. Super-
scribed serif lettering reads: "AUTHERLEY/JUNCTION" 23 MILES" (left-hand side),
"NANTWICH/16/MILES" (right-hand side) and "NORBURY/JUNCTION/7 1/2 MILES" (bottom).
This stretch of the 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
Listing NGR: SJ7062629345
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