SJ8746 : Caldon Canal, Hanley

taken 8 years ago, near to Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Caldon Canal, Hanley
Caldon Canal, Hanley
This is looking towards the junction with the Trent & Mersey Canal main line from the Stoke Road bridge. The Caldon Canal was originally opened in 1779 as an outlet for limestone quarried in the Froghall area. Like many canals it suffered a slow decline and might easily have disappeared altogether had it not been for the efforts of local volunteers which led to a full restoration for navigation in 1974.
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SJ8746, 252 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 January, 2010
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 876 465 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.9394N 2:11.1322W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 877 464
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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