SE7322 : Goole Boathouse

taken 5 months ago, near to Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Goole Boathouse
Goole Boathouse
Marina on the Aire and Calder Navigation at Goole.
Aire and Calder Navigation
The Aire and Calder Navigation consists of a number of discrete sections of canalised river, which enable boats of a reasonable size to reach Leeds. The original intention was to give Leeds a proper ship canal like Manchester's but that never happened.

The extant sections are 7.6km parallel to the river Aire between Knowsthorpe (Knostrop) and just below Woodlesford, 1.1km downstream of the confluence of the Aire and Calder at Castleford, and the longest section, c.30 km from Ferrybridge down to Goole Docks where it joins the Ouse downstream of its confluence with the Aire.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Canals  Docks, Harbours 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Canal (from Tags)
Aire and Calder 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 736 226 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.6958N 0:53.1631W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 737 226
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Knottingley and Goole Canal  Aire and Calder Navigation  Narrowboats  Narrow Boats  Boathouses  Marina 

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