SP2099 : Birmingham & Fazeley Canal

taken 4 years ago, near to Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
Birmingham & Fazeley Canal
The canal north of Fishers Mill Bridge just clips the south west corner of this grid square. There is about 100 metres of tow path in the square.
Birmingham and Fazeley Canal
The Birmingham and Fazeley Canal's original purpose was to provide a link between Birmingham and the south east of England, by way of the Coventry Canal and the Oxford Canal. John Smeaton was the engineer, and the canal was completed in 1789. The canal now runs from the BCN Main Line at Old Turn Junction, Birmingham to the Coventry Canal at Fazeley Junction, just outside Tamworth. The length is 15 miles (24 km), and it includes 38 locks. There is also a short branch to Digbeth, Birmingham. A further extension was built along the planned course of the Coventry Canal as far as Whittington. Information from Wiki LinkExternal link .
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SP2099, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2001 9904 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.3279N 1:42.3644W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2002 9900
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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