SJ9312 : Canal south of Penkridge, Staffordshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Gailey, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Canal south of Penkridge, Staffordshire
Canal south of Penkridge, Staffordshire
This is the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal south of Otherton Lane Bridge.
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was opened in 1772, engineered by James Brindley. It cost a little over 100,000 at the time. It links the River Severn at Stourport to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood Junction in Staffordshire. There are 43 locks (45 if you don't fancy the deep wide locks at Stourport) and the canal is 46 miles in length.
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SJ9312, 61 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 12 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9321 1211 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.3968N 2:6.1159W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9320 1216
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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