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Latitude: 53.3143 / 53°18'51"N
Longitude: -2.6461 / 2°38'45"W
OS Eastings: 357050
OS Northings: 379897
OS Grid: SJ570798
Mapcode National: GBR 9ZY3.XN
Mapcode Global: WH98X.BY6L
Entry Name: Trent and Mersey Canal Canal Milepost South of North Entrance to Preston Brook Tunnel at Sj 5705 7987
Listing Date: 5 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1115837
English Heritage Legacy ID: 351189
Location: Preston Brook, Halton, WA4
Civil Parish: Preston Brook
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Daresbury All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chester
The follwing building shall be added:
SJ 57 NE HALTON TRENT AND MERSEY
36- /8/10003 Canal Milepost South of North
Entrance to Preston Brook
Tunnel at SJ 5705 7987
Canal milepost. Dated "R & D Stone 1819" on shaft. Cast iron painted black and white.
Circular post with moulded head and embossed letters on 2 convex tablets below: "Shardlow
92 miles" "Preston Brook". The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777
by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall.
Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands (1966) Jean Lindsay, The Trent and
Mersey Canal (1979)
Listing NGR: SJ5705079897
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