SJ7315 : The old canal towpath

taken 6 years ago, near to Lilleshall, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

The old canal towpath
The old canal towpath
A winter walk along the towpath of the former Donnington Wood canal. This originally served to connect coal pits at Donnington Wood to the road network near Pave Lane. It opened in 1768, and closed eventually in 1904, since when much of the visible course of the waterway has been lost to dereliction and neglect. A public footpath follows this stretch of the towpath.
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SJ7315, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Derelict, Disused 
Disused (from Tags)
Canal 
Former (from Tags)
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7373 1556 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.2217N 2:23.4308W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 73701 15636
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Canal  Towpath 

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