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Milepost Circa 47 Metres East of Bridge Number 62, Grand Union Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Foxton, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5016 / 52°30'5"N

Longitude: -0.9822 / 0°58'56"W

OS Eastings: 469184

OS Northings: 289783

OS Grid: SP691897

Mapcode National: GBR 9QQ.4H2

Mapcode Global: VHDQR.XDL4

Entry Name: Milepost Circa 47 Metres East of Bridge Number 62, Grand Union Canal

Listing Date: 9 March 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1061458

English Heritage Legacy ID: 191335

Location: Foxton, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Foxton

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Foxton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 68 NE FOXTON FOXTON

4/11 Milepost c 47 m east of
bridge No 62, Grand
Union Canal

GV II

Milepost. Iron. Late C19/early C20. Square in shape with painted white
lettering on black. Inscribed: GJC CO MARKET HARBORO 5½ MILES LEICESTER 18 MILES
BRAUNSTON 27½ MILES. On reverse side inscribed: LONDON AND LANCASHIRE ELECTRICAL
AND GEN ENGINEERING CO LIMITED LONDON. Grand Union Canal, engineered by Benjamin
Bevan, completed in 1814.


Listing NGR: SP6918489783

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