SJ9689 : Station Road, Brabyns Bridge

near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Station Road, Brabyns Bridge
Station Road, Brabyns Bridge
Station Road crosses the Peak Forest Canal, becomes Brabyns Brow and drops down the hill to Marple Bridge. Lock#9 can be seen to the right hand side.
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  Roads, Road transport  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9621 8912 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.9336N 2:3.5078W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9619 8910
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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