SK4430 : Trent Corn Mill No.1, Shardlow

taken 4 months ago, near to Shardlow, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Trent Corn Mill No.1, Shardlow
Trent Corn Mill No.1, Shardlow
Built as a warehouse in 1816, later becoming a corn mill, now a centre for small businesses. Listed Grade II. It carries the Stevens signage characteristic of several of the former canal buildings in Shardlow.
Trent and Mersey Canal
The Trent and Mersey Canal is 935 miles in length from Derwent Mouth to Preston Brook. The first cut was made by Josiah Wedgwood in July 1766 at Middleport (Stoke-on-Trent). The eastern section between Derwent Mouth and Shugborough (the junction with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal) was already operational by 1770 and the whole canal through to Preston Brook, where it linked with the Bridgewater Canal was open for business by 1777. James Brindley was the engineer until his death in 1772. There are seventy-six locks en route to raise and lower the water level where hills impede the course. There are four tunnels, including the famous Harecastle Tunnel near Stoke-on-Trent.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Industry  Canals 
Former (from Tags)
Canal Warehouse 
Period (from Tags)
Early 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1816 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4425 3036 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.1344N 1:20.6452W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4421 3036
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Business Centre  Grade II Listed 

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