SK4841 : Looking westwards along the Nottingham Canal

taken 9 years ago, near to Cossall, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Looking westwards along the Nottingham Canal
Looking westwards along the Nottingham Canal
To the right the land rises towards Cossall in SK4842 and to the left the farmland is a good 8 metres below the canal itself, see SK4841 : Looking through the hedge.
SK4841 : Approaching the footbridge over the Nottingham Canal can just be seen in the centre distance.

The Nottingham Canal was a 14.75 mile (23.6km) long canal between Langley Mill in Derbyshire and Nottingham. It opened in 1796 carrying coal from the coal fields to the City of Nottingham, the River Trent and beyond. With the advent of the railways canal traffic declined and the canal was closed in 1937. The southern section is now part of the River Trent Navigation. Since 1977, the Broxtowe Borough Council has owned and maintained the upstream sections from Wollaton to Langley Mill as a nature reserve and walking trail.
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SK4841, 149 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 March, 2009
Category
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 483 418 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.3314N 1:16.8704W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 484 419
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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