SJ9396 : Peak Forest Canal

near to Dukinfield, Tameside, Great Britain

Peak Forest 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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Saturday, 4 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 6 June, 2011
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 936 967 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.0416N 2:5.8453W
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