Leeds Liverpool Canal Milestone – Bootle, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 26.470 W 002° 59.728
30U E 500300 N 5921348
Quick Description: The Leeds Liverpool canal is the longest canal in Northern England.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/28/2015 3:54:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMPNYA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 1

Long Description:
It is 127.25 miles long and flows from the inland woollen town of Leeds to the coastal sea port of Liverpool, crossing the Pennines along the way. Work on the canal started in 1770 and built in a number of sections and was finally completed in 1816.

At this point the milestone is 125.25 miles from the start at Leeds and 2 miles from the port of Liverpool. It stands very close to foot bridge L on the canal.
Condition: Worn

Material: Metal

Inscription:
LPOOL   LEEDS 2    125 1/4 MILES   MILES


Name of road: The Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Date placed: Not listed

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