SJ7519 : Newport Canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Newport, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

Newport Canal
Newport Canal
The Shrewsbury and Newport Canal (which has been known variously as the Shrewsbury, and as the Newport Canal) connected Shrewsbury with the main line of the Shropshire Union Canal at Norbury Junction. The last link between Wappenshall (near Telford) and Norbury Junction through Newport was only completed in 1835. The Canal was abandoned in 1944. The section within Newport town has recently been restored as an amenity - but not as a navigable waterway.
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SJ7519, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 June, 2010
Category
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 750 199 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.5717N 2:22.2600W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 751 199
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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