SK3990 : Tinsley locks on the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal

taken 5 years ago, near to Tinsley, Sheffield, Great Britain

Tinsley locks on the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal
Tinsley locks on the Sheffield & Tinsley Canal, taken 5 years ago
The second lock from the bottom (i.e. Tinsley) end of the canal stub into Sheffield's centre. The three men are Geograph-ers on a walk ahead of the Geograph conference the following day.
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)
Sunday, 8 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  People, Events  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Sheffield & Tinsley 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3949 9025 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4557N 1:24.4462W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3943 9022
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Tinsley Locks 

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