Milepost 47 ~ Star Lock, Stone

Link to picture of milepost This original milepost is situated just below Star Lock and the Star Inn, and is separated from both by a busy road bridge.
Link to milepost plus Barker & Co Stone is a town that has grown with the canal, and its linear development reflects this. The original mileposts were cast by Rangley & Dickson in the town.
Link to bridge 93 The head offices of the Tent & Mersey Canal Company were located in Stone, and they had a large boat building and repair yard here. There are stil boatyards in the town to allow Stone to live up to its tag as the 'Canal Town'.