Milepost 56 ~ Cockshutts Lock

Link to picture of milepost An original milepost with a lock-side location.
Link to lock 37 balance beam The wall behind the milepost separates the canal from the railway.
Link to lockside tunnel There is a short tunnel created by the drop in the towpath alongside the lock and the railway bridge pasing over the canal so close to the bottom gates of the lock.
Link to view of canal and railway An interesting aspect of the railway bridge is the recess built to allow for the balance beam of the bottom gate.