SJ9494 : Peak Forest Canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
A narrowboat takes a break at Over Yonder.
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
Wednesday, 30 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 July, 2010
Category
Narrowboats   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 944 948 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.0282N 2:5.1383W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 943 948
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