Milepost 79 ~ Whatcroft

Link to picture of milepost This is an original milepost. It is situated north of Whatcroft on the stretch of canal where it heads east as it parts company with the Dane valley.
Link to view west The collection of houses and farm buildings that make up Whatcroft are the only signs of civilisation alongside the canal in the four miles from Croxton aqueduct to Rudheath, on the outskirts of Northwich.