SJ9050 : Caldon Canal near Milton, Stoke-on-Trent

near to Milton, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Caldon Canal near Milton, Stoke-on-Trent
Caldon Canal near Milton, Stoke-on-Trent
Approaching Bridge No 19A. The bridge carries the disused railway which used to go from Stoke to Caldon Lowe, and Leek. The line may well be back in use in the next few years. LinkExternal link

The seventeen mile Caldon Canal was opened from Etruria to Froghall in 1779, and extended to Uttoxeter in 1811, though this extension only operated until the late 1840s. The canal has seventeen locks and the 69 metre long very low Froghall Tunnel, unusable by many narrowboats.
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Friday, 27 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 3 July, 2011
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Railways  Canals 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 900 506 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.2029N 2:8.9828W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 900 506
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