SJ9590 : Peak Forest Canal, River Wood

near to Compstall, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal, River Wood
Peak Forest Canal, River Wood
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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Woodland, Forest  Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9505 9021 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.5208N 2:4.5556W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9508 9019
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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