SJ8498 : Rochdale Canal, Lock#82

near to Manchester, Great Britain

Rochdale Canal, Lock#82
Rochdale Canal, Lock#82
Lock#82 on the Rochdale Canal, is outside the eastern end of the short tunnel (Bridge#89) which takes the canal under Great Ancoats Street. To the right, is the cobbled ramp leading up to the side of the lock.
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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Saturday, 29 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 30 September, 2012
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Canals  City, Town centre 
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Rochdale Canal 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8494 9844 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9477N 2:13.7044W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8493 9842
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