SJ9590 : Bridge#16, Peak Forest Canal

near to Compstall, Stockport, Great Britain

Bridge#16, Peak Forest Canal
Bridge#16, Peak Forest Canal
Looking down at the canal from the railway bridge (SJ9590 : Peak Forest Canal, Railway Bridge (#15A)). The towpath changes sides here; crossing the canal at bridge number 16.
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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Friday, 30 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals  Woodland, Forest  Housing, Dwellings 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9572 9004 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4295N 2:3.9508W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9567 9002
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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