SK3787 : Sheffield and Tinsley Canal

taken 6 years ago, near to Sheffield, Great Britain

Sheffield and Tinsley Canal
Sheffield and Tinsley Canal
Iron Wharf, once used by Thos. Firth & sons to unload Swedish iron. The former wharf, now a factory unit off the B6071 Effingham Road, and the canal in front of it, are in the very NW corner of this grid square. Taken during the Geograph Conference 2012 first guided walk.
Sheffield and Tinsley Canal
The Sheffield and Tinsley Canal was opened in 1814 to carry boats between the navigable River Don at Tinsley and a new basin close to the heart of Sheffield. Before this date, goods had to be carried over poor roads to Tinsley Wharf on the River Don. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Friday, 6 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Industry  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3701 8799 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.2477N 1:26.7003W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3700 8797
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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