S08PB84 Bridge 18

Milepost 8 / 84 is near Bridge 18

S07PB85 Barrow-upon-Trent Milepost Index S09PB83 Stenson Lock

This is a replacement milepost. It is believed that it was unveiled by Kevin Hector (a well-known Derby professional footballer) on Sunday 30th August 1981. It was sponsored by Karl and Frazer Sanders who are pictured here with their post.

Karl and Frazer Sanders with their post. A closer view of the plaque
(which was missing by 2017)

The plaque is believed to read :-

THIS MILEPOST WAS SPONSORED BY
KARL & FRAZER SANDERS
REPLACED BY THE
TRENT & MERSEY CANAL SOCIETY
AND UNVEILED ON
 SUNDAY 30TH AUGUST 1980

PLAQUE BY BUTLER JONES BOGNOR REGIS

Here is a 2021 photograph of the milepost (© Steph Johnson)

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