S24PB68 Common Lock

Milepost 24 / 68 is near Common Lock

S23PB69 Alrewas Milepost Index S25PB67 Fradley Junction

This is a replacement post, here being unveiled on 18th October 1980.

Posing for photos

Looking resplendent 2 days laterand here it is in 2009 with grass grown over the surroundbut with details of unveiling still readable on the plaque

The plaque reads :

THIS MILEPOST WAS SPONSORED BY
NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK LIMITED
REPLACED BY THE
TRENT & MERSEY CANAL SOCIETY
AND UNVEILED BY
I.R. GATENBY AREA DIRECTOR
OF NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK LIMITED
ON SATURDAY 18 OCTOBER 1980

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