SK0282 : The Lower Basin at Bugsworth near Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The Lower Basin at Bugsworth near Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire
The Lower Basin at Bugsworth near Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire
Peak Forest Canal.
Bugsworth Basin near Whaley Bridge was built in 1796 to form an inland port to receive, then distribute limestone along the canals of Britain.

Excellent information about its history, decline, and restoration can be seen at:LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Industry  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0200 8208 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.1374N 1:58.2857W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0213 8205
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Canal Basin  Canal Bridge  Narrowboats 

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