SJ9688 : Marple, Peak Forest Canal

near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Marple, Peak Forest Canal
Marple, Peak Forest Canal
Looking down the canal (northwards) from Lock number 12.
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)
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Thursday, 29 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9616 8881 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.7663N 2:3.5527W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9614 8877
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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