Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost - Rode Heath, Cheshire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 06.542 W 002° 17.258
30U E 547686 N 5884636
Quick Description: A canal side milepost on the Trent and Mersey Canal near Cherry Lane at Rode Heath.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/2/2017 5:52:59 AM
Waymark Code: WMV0F4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
Views: 6

Long Description:
This milepost is located near to the Cherry Lane road Bridge 139 on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Rode Heath.
The canal used the established systems of mileposts to identify distances from the beginning and end of the route from Preston Brook to Shardlow. All the posts have Shardlow on the left.
These mile posts are in a uniform company design: a circular post with moulded head and embossed convex faces painted black and white.
The original posts have a plate on the shaft stating “R&D Stone 1819”, which is thought to refer to the Stone foundry of Rangeley and Dixon.
The replica ones have the mark T & MCS 1977, which were installed by the Trent and Mersey Canal Society two hundred years after the canal opened.
Condition: Immaculate

Date placed: 1/1/1819

Material: Metal

Shardlow 65 miles, Preston Brook 27 miles. R+D Stone 1819

Name of road: Trent and Mersey Canal

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dtrebilc visited Trent and Mersey Canal Milepost - Rode Heath, Cheshire. 7/17/2017 dtrebilc visited it