SJ9688 : Lock#10, Peak Forest Canal

taken 4 years ago, near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Lock#10, Peak Forest Canal
Lock#10, Peak Forest Canal
Lock number 10 on the Peak Forest Canal; one of the 16 locks in the "Marple Flight" which raise the canal by 209 feet (64m) over the course of 1 mile.
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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9619 8895 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.8419N 2:3.5258W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9618 8893
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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