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Grand Union Canal Mile Post

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3243 / 52°19'27"N

Longitude: -1.1311 / 1°7'51"W

OS Eastings: 459316

OS Northings: 269932

OS Grid: SP593699

Mapcode National: GBR 8RB.8VN

Mapcode Global: VHCV0.BVW2

Entry Name: Grand Union Canal Mile Post

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315886

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361167

Location: Watford, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Watford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Watford

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

WATFORD GRAND UNION CANAL
SP56NE
5/280 Mile Post

- II

Mile post. Late C19. Cast iron with inscription "G.J.C. Co. Leicester 38 miles".
The Grand Union Canal was authorised by Act of Parliament in 1810. The Watford
section was opened in 1814. In 1893-4 the Leicester line of the canal was taken
over by the Grand Junction Canal Company.
(A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.190).


Listing NGR: SP5931669932

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