SK4841 : Nottingham Canal, Cossall

taken 10 years ago, near to Cossall, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Nottingham Canal, Cossall
Nottingham Canal, Cossall
The Nottingham Canal was originally built to provide a direct route from the Erewash Valley coalfield to Nottingham, but was eventually unable to compete with the near-parallel Erewash Canal and the railways. It was effectively abandoned in 1937. Restoration was considered at one stage, but this is extremely unlikely now; much of the canal, especially through the Nottingham suburbs, has been obliterated and built on, and the formation has been affected by mining subsidence in the Awsworth area. This stretch, however, is designated as a local nature reserve, and the towpath provides a pleasant walk through open country.
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SK4841, 149 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 August, 2007
Category
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 483 415 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.1212N 1:16.8828W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 483 414
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