SJ9495 : Sluice gate

near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

Sluice gate
Sluice gate
This sluice gate on the Peak Forest Canal allows water to run off into Wilson Brook. The houses on the right are part of Moorfield Place which was built on the former site of Automasters Engineering Works. Compare with an earlier view in 2011: SJ9495 : Sluice gates on the Peak Forest Canal.
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)
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Wednesday, 12 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9428 9526 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2439N 2:5.2562W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9427 9526
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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