SJ9688 : Peak Forest Canal at Marple

near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal at Marple
Peak Forest Canal at Marple
Between Lock#12 and Lock#11. The houses on the other side of the canal front onto St Martin's Road.
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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Wednesday, 28 November, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 29 November, 2012
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Village, Rural settlement  Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9617 8886 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.7933N 2:3.5437W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9615 8883
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