Josiah Wedgwood Milepost
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member awoodvine
N 53° 01.525 W 002° 11.887
30U E 553783 N 5875397
Quick Description: Canalside milepost dedicated to Josiah Wedgwood.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/3/2014 11:52:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMK9C8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 16

Long Description:
On the floor in front of the milestone there is a plaque that tells the story:

"This milepost is dedicated to Josiah Wedgwood FRS, 1730 - 1795 father of English Potters and pioneer of the Trent and Mersey Canal. Unveiled by Sir Arthur Bryan H.M. Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire, Chairman of Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Limited on Thursday 19th September 1986. Replaced by the Trent and Mersey Canal Society."
Condition: Worn

Date placed: 9/19/1986

Material: Metal

Inscription:
Shardlow 57 miles, Preston Brook 35 miles.


Name of road: Trent and Mersey Canal

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