SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal

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

Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal looking South from the Manchester Road Roving Bridge. Debris litters the frozen surface of the canal.
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Monday, 18 January, 2010
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 943 950 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.1198N 2:5.2108W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 943 950
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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