SJ8897 : Footpath to Clayton

taken 8 years ago, near to Droylsden, Tameside, Great Britain

Footpath to Clayton
Footpath to Clayton
Along the route of the filled-in Stockport Branch Canal.
Stockport Branch Canal
The Stockport Branch of the Manchester and Ashton Canal, now infilled, ran from Clayton to Lancashire Hill. It was opened in 1797 in order to transport coal from the collieries in the Ashton and Oldham area to Stockport. The canal was just over 4 miles long with no locks. Its route took it through Openshaw, Gorton, Debdale Park and Reddish to a wharf and warehouse complex at Lancashire Hill, to the north of Stockport town centre. LinkExternal link LinkExternal link
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SJ8897, 38 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 14 September, 2009
Category
Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 885 975 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.4786N 2:10.4295W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 885 975
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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