SJ6871 : Narrowboat graveyard, Northwich, Cheshire

taken 39 years ago, near to Bostock Green, Cheshire, Great Britain

Narrowboat graveyard, Northwich, Cheshire
Narrowboat graveyard, Northwich, Cheshire
Shortly after nationalisation, many redundant or abandoned narrowboats were burned and/or sunk here by British Waterways, in an attempt to prevent their re-use or restoration. The grisly remains were still visible in 1979, but, remarkably, some boats were actually recovered and restored.
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SJ6871, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 April, 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 9 August, 2007
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 68 71 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.3751N 2:28.4063W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 68 71
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