SJ7315 : The former Donnington Wood canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Lilleshall, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

The former Donnington Wood canal
The former Donnington Wood canal
The rather boggy line of the canal, which originally served to connect coal pits at Donnington Wood to the road network near Pave Lane. It opened in 1767, and closed eventually in 1904, since when much of the visible course of the waterway has been lost to dereliction and neglect. This section near Lilleshall is still traceable, as a footpath follows 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 
Former (from Tags)
Canal 
Disused (from Tags)
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7385 1537 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.1196N 2:23.3232W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 73833 15424
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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