Mile 12 on The Huddersfield Narrow Canal - Diggle, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 33.449 W 002° 00.182
30U E 566040 N 5934750
Quick Description: This milestone marks the 12th mile from the start of the canal in Huddersfield.
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/11/2012 12:35:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMFP24
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Huddersfield Narrow Canal is one of three canals that cross the Pennine Hills and was built in 1811.

It starts at Huddersfield on the eastern side of the Pennines and finishes at Ashton-Under-Lyne on the western side.

There are only 4 of these milestones still in existence and it is an English Heritage Grade II listed building reference number 1261754.

The milestone is next to lock 26W and is set back slightly from the towpath and stands next to a dry stone wall.

Condition: Worn

Date placed: 4/1/1811

Material: Stone

Inscription:
  12
MILES


Name of road: The Huddersfield Narrow Canal

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