SJ9590 : Marple Aqueduct (blue plaque)

near to Compstall, Stockport, Great Britain

Marple Aqueduct (blue plaque)
Marple Aqueduct (blue plaque)
Plaque attached to the western end of the Marple Viaduct.

MARPLE AQUEDUCT
Opened 1800
Architect & Engineer:
Benjamin Outram
Carries the Peak Forest Canal
100ft above the River Goyt in a brick-built
channel lined with puddled clay

THE METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF STOCKPORT
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
Geographical Context
Canals  Historic sites and artefacts 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Date (from Tags)
1800 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9549 9006 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.4402N 2:4.1584W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9549 9006
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