Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal Mile 3 - Hack Green, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 53° 01.911 W 002° 32.197
30U E 531074 N 5875913
Quick Description: This canal milestone marks mile 3 from the start of what was originally the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal.
Location: North West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/14/2018 2:31:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMY3PK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Sieni
Views: 2

Long Description:
The canal was built to connect the Chester Canal at Nantwich to the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Autherley. There is also a junction at Norbury with what was the Newport Branch of Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal.

Subsequently a number of canals including The Chester Canal and the Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal were merged to form the modern Shropshire Union Canal.

The milestones on this part of the Shropshire Union Canal still give distances relating to the original Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal.

The post has three separate plates showing distances to Nantwich (in this case zero), the end at Autherley and the Norbury junction.
Condition: Immaculate

Date placed: 1/1/1826

Material: Metal

Inscription:
NANTWICH    AUTHERLEY
3
JUNCTION
MILES
36 MILES
NORBURY JUNCTION 20 1/2 MILES


Name of road: Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal

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