SJ8897 : Packhorse Bridge

taken 8 years ago, near to Gorton, Manchester, Great Britain

Packhorse Bridge
Packhorse Bridge
Bridge carrying Ashton Old Road over 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)
Submitted
Monday, 14 September, 2009
Category
Bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 886 974 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.3924N 2:10.3568W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 886 974
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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