SJ9590 : Peak Forest Canal, Bridge#16

near to Compstall, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal, Bridge#16
Peak Forest Canal, Bridge#16
Just to the north of the Marple Locks, the towpath changes sides at bridge number 16. The railway bridge (SJ9590 : Peak Forest Canal, Railway Bridge (#15A)) can be seen behind.
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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Friday, 30 November, 2012
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Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9574 9004 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4295N 2:3.9327W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9576 9004
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