SJ7520 : Disused canal at Meretown

taken 7 years ago, near to Forton, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Disused canal at Meretown
Disused canal at Meretown
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.
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SJ7520, 16 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 753 203 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.7828N 2:22.0216W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 753 202
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