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List of Uttoxeter Canal pages, with the most recently updated shown first.

Milepost 19

Milepost 19 is the only original 1820 milepost in situ on the Uttoxeter Canal. It is situated on private land near to the former Moneystone Quarry and should only be visited by members of the public with permission from the landowners.

It is believed that milepost was last repainted in the 1970s.

 

Milepost 24

Milepost 24 is situated around half a mile north of Denstone beside the former Churnet Valley railway, and is one of the six reinstated as part of the CVLLP project. It stands in approximately the correct location but is presently facing the Staffordshire Way rather than the canal, as it would originally have done.

The post was reinstated by CUCT volunteers in June 2016. A plinth was added in November 2019, with the plaque to be fitted later.

Uttoxeter canal mileposts

The Trust has restored mileposts along the line of the Uttoxeter Canal as two projects. Posts in the section from Oakamoor to Denstone were restored as a Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership Project. From Denstone to Uttoxeter the replacement posted were funded by CUCT volunteers.

Milepost 23

Milepost 23 is situated between Alton and Denstone beside the former Churnet Valley railway, and is one of the six reinstated as part of the CVLLP project. It has been relocated to put it at the start of the section of towpath restored by the Trust, but would originally have stood a short distance behind its present location, facing the canal.

The post was reinstated by CUCT volunteers in June 2016. A plinth was added in November 2019, with the plaque to be fitted later.

Milepost 22

Milepost 22 is situated near to Alton Tunnel beside the former Churnet Valley railway, and is one of the six reinstated as part of the CVLLP project. It has been situated the correct distance from adjacent posts either side, but nothing of the canal remains in this exact location. The canal can be seen to the north of the railway,  short walk from the milepost in the direction of Uttoxeter.

The post was reinstated by CUCT volunteers in June 2016. A plinth was added in November 2019, with the plaque to be fitted later.

Milepost 21

This post stands between the former Churnet Valley railway line and the canal, which is in water in this area, and is one of the six reinstated as part of the CVLLP project. We believe it to be in approximately the original position, but is further back from the water than it would originally have been, and would have faced in the opposite direction.

The post was reinstated by CUCT volunteers in June 2016. A plinth was added in November 2019, with the plaque to be fitted later.

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