TQ0423 : Wey and Arun Canal

3 km from Wisborough Green, West Sussex, Great Britain

Wey and Arun Canal
Wey and Arun Canal
The Wey and Arun Canal is a 23-mile-long canal in the south of England, between the River Wey at Shalford, Surrey and the River Arun at Pallingham, in West Sussex.
Passing through a rural landscape, there was little freight traffic to justify its continued existence, and the canal was officially abandoned in 1871.
Without maintenance, the canal gradually became derelict over much of its length. However, since 1970, active restoration by The Wey & Arun Canal Trust has resulted in several miles of the waterway being restored to navigable standard. Work is continuing, with the ultimate aim of re-opening the entire canal to navigation.
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2012
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Sunday, 6 May, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 7 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0446 2308 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:59.8585N 0:30.7668W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0447 2306
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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