Croston, Lancashire, England

Croston Village is situated in Lancashire between Chorley and Southport and stands on the River Yarrow. At the centre of the village is St. Michael and All Angels Church which stands at one end of the picturesque Church Street. At the opposite end of Church Street is a stone cross erected in 1953 on what is believed to be the base of an ancient preaching cross. Next to Chrch Street is an early 15th century cobbled pack horse bridge which crosses the River Yarrow opposite The Grapes public house. Continuing through the village, the village green can be found surrounded by The Nelson, The Wheatsheaf public houses, and the Brambles Restaurant. The village green is the venue for the annual May Day Madness and Bastille Day celebrations.

St. Michael and All Angels Church, Croston, Lancashire, England

The Church of St. Michael and All Angels at Croston is known to have existed in 1075. The usual approach to the church is down an attractive, narrow, cobbled street with brick built terraces on each side.