SJ9689 : Samuel Oldknow's Warehouse

near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Samuel Oldknow's Warehouse
Samuel Oldknow's Warehouse
This warehouse, at the side of the Peak Forest Canal at Marple, was built around 1801 for Samuel Oldknow's (LinkExternal link ) textile business.

The warehouse has been restored and renamed Lockside Mill.
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
Wednesday, 28 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Canals  Industry 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9621 8900 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.8688N 2:3.5078W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9620 8904
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