SJ9689 : Peak Forest Canal, Lock#4

near to Compstall, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal, Lock#4
Peak Forest Canal, Lock#4
Lock number 4 is one of the 16 locks in the "Marple Flight" which raise the Peak Forest 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)
Friday, 30 November, 2012
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Canals  Woodland, Forest 
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Peak Forest 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9607 8971 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.2517N 2:3.6346W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9608 8968
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Tow Path  Canal Towpath  Towing Path  Marple Locks  Canal  Canal Lock  Lock Gate  Brabyns Wood 

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