SJ8498 : Rochdale Canal Lock#82 (Ancoats Lane)

near to Manchester, Great Britain

Rochdale Canal Lock#82 (Ancoats Lane)
Rochdale Canal Lock#82 (Ancoats Lane)
Lock#82 of the Rochdale Canal where it drops under Great Ancoats Street. The brick buildings behind, on Redhill Street, are former mills (including Royal Mill) which have been converted into apartments.
Rochdale Canal
The Rochdale Canal runs for 33 miles between Manchester and Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire, UK. In Sowerby Bridge it connects with the Calder and Hebble Navigation. In Manchester it connects with the Ashton and Bridgewater Canals.

The canal was opened between Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden and from Manchester to Rochdale in 1799 and between Todmorden and Rochdale in 1805. Most of the canal was closed in 1952. Restoration work began in late 1980s and by 1996 the canal was opened to navigation once again between Sowerby Bridge and the summit level. The canal was re-opened to navigation along its entire length in July 2002 and forms part of the South Pennine Ring.

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2012
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Saturday, 29 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 30 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  City, Town centre  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Rochdale Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8496 9846 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9585N 2:13.6863W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8495 9843
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