SJ9495 : Industrial area by the Peak Forest Canal

near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Industrial area by the Peak Forest Canal
Industrial area by the Peak Forest Canal
Looking across the Peak Forest Canal towards the site of the now demolished Toray Mill on the left and a modern light industrial unit on the right.
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
Sunday, 9 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Industry  Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9421 9549 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.3678N 2:5.3197W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9419 9551
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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