Sunday 20th August

Parbold to Burscough (photo 31 of 79)

26 miles to Liverpool, 101¼ miles to Leeds

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was the triangle posts on the leeds & liverpool, telling the mileage,reversed for security reason, during the last war.

Comment by j mehan - 15th September 2009

The signs appear back to front possibly due to canal boats being piloted from the rear(always steered even before motors added), so the signs are read as you pass them, also the horses pulling the barges couldn't read!!
The markers were also used to calculate tolls I believe.

Comment by richard - 18th February 2010

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