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Monument Number 305428

Hob Uid: 305428
Location :
Staffordshire
East Staffordshire
Uttoxeter
Grid Ref : SK0785042840
Summary : An Act of 1797 authorised an extension of the Caldon Canal with a branch from Froghall to Uttoxeter. Construction started in 1807 an was completed in 1811. There were seventeen locks and a 40 yd long tunnel at Alton, the River Churnet being crossed on the level, with controlling locks on each side. The terminal wharf at Uttoxeter had several large warehouses enclosed by a brick wall. In 1849 a railway opened following the line of the canal to Uttoxeter which included a section where the trackbed was laid over part of the canal.
More information : (SK 099341 - SK 026476) Uttoxeter Canal (NAT) (1)

Old Canal (NAT) (Isolated stretches). (2)

(SK 07374270-SK 07854284) Old Canal (NAT) (3)

An Act of 1797 authorised an extension of the Caldon Canal with a branch from Froghall to Uttoxeter. Construction started in 1807 an was completed in 1811. There were seventeen locks and a 40 yd long tunnel at Alton (SK 0742), the River Churnet being crossed on the level, with controlling locks on each side (at SK 093425). The terminal wharf at Uttoxeter had several large warehouses enclosed by abrick wall. (4)

In 1849 a railway opened following the line of the canal to Uttoxeter (see SK 14 SW 16) which included a section where the trackbed was laid over part of the canal. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1" 1833
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Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1890
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 1:10,000 1976
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Source Number : 4
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Canals of W Mids 1966 200-1 Plan (C Hadfield)
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Source Number : 5
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Reg Hist Rlwys 7 1973 W Mids 192 (R Christianson)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
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Monument End Date : 1849
Monument Start Date : 1811
Monument Type : Canal
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 04 SE 26
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Associated Monuments : 1340301
Relationship type : General association

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