SJ9495 : Sluice gates

near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Sluice gates
Sluice gates
Sluice gates on the Peak Forest Canal near Moorside Place.
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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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 30 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 31 January, 2012
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Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9428 9527 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2492N 2:5.2562W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9426 9527
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