Milk float and horse, West Field Farm, Cotes Heath

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Description:Milk float pictured at Westfield Farm, Cotes Heath.before restoration by M.A. Horler & Sons

This cart is now part of Staffordshire County Museum's agricultural collections, based at Shugborough. Originally made by Egerton & Sons of Church Minshull, near Crewe, Cheshire around 1900, it was restored by M.A. Horler & Sons in 1985.


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Image courtesy of: Mr Peach Roger

Donor ref:68.096.0002 (37/25578)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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