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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: MILEPOST ADJACENT TO LOCKS 47, CHURCH LAWTON TOP LOCK

List entry Number: 1138765

Location

MILEPOST ADJACENT TO LOCKS 47, CHURCH LAWTON TOP LOCK, TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityChurch Lawton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56501

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 17/01/2013

SJ 85 NW 8193 5603 7/30

CHURCH LAWTON C.P. TRENT AND MERSEY CANAL Milepost adjacent to Locks 47, Church Lawton Top Lock

(Formerly listed as Canal Milepost)

II

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 64 miles" "Preston Brook 28 miles". Probably cast in the foundry of Rangeley and Dixon in Lichfield Street, Stone*. The Trent and Mersey Canal was built between 1766 and 1777 by James Brindley and Hugh Henshall. Charles Hadfield,

Listing NGR: SJ8193656006

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hadfield, C, The Canals of the West Midlands, (1966)
Lindsay, J, The Trent and Mersey Canal, (1979)

National Grid Reference: SJ 81936 56006

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