SJ9490 : Peak Forest Canal

near to Romiley, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal, passing the edge of Kirk Wood. The ancient woodland at Chadkirk.
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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2011
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Tuesday, 13 December, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 16 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Woodland, Forest  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9417 9040 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6227N 2:5.3501W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9411 9038
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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