SJ9689 : Peak Forest Canal, Lock#9 at Marple

near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal, Lock#9 at Marple
Peak Forest Canal, Lock#9 at Marple
Lock#9 at Marple with Station Road/Brabyns Brow crossing behind at Brabyns Bridge. Lock number 9 is one of the 16 locks in the "Marple Flight" which raise the canal by 209 feet (64m) over the course of a 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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Wednesday, 28 November, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 29 November, 2012
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Canals  Village, Rural settlement 
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Peak Forest 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9620 8907 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.9066N 2:3.5168W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9619 8904
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