SK8611 : The Oakham Canal

taken 13 years ago, near to Burley, Rutland, Great Britain

The Oakham Canal
The Oakham Canal
Looking NNE from the Burley Road bridge. See comments in SK8610. The canal was started in 1795, opened in 1802 costing almost 70,000 to build. It was 15 miles long, with 19 broad locks. More information about the Melton Navigation, of which this canal is a part, at LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 3 April, 2006
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 865 111 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.4729N 0:43.2272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 865 110
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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