SJ6154 : Llangollen Canal north of Burland in Cheshire

taken 2 years ago, near to Burland, Cheshire, Great Britain

Llangollen Canal north of Burland in Cheshire
Llangollen Canal north of Burland in Cheshire
Looking north-north-east through the arch of Bachehouse Bridge (No 2) across the Llangollen Canal. It is an accommodation Bridge which carries the private lane from the A51 to Bache House Farm.

The Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal starts by the River Dee at Llantysilio and leads to the main line at Hurleston Junction, a distance of 46 miles, with twenty-one locks. Water is supplied from the River Dee to the canal, and on to Hurleston Reservoir, a source of domestic water supplies. This results in a noticeable flow of water from west to east; unusual in a canal.

The Llangollen Canal was started in 1795, but not completed for many years. It was eventually absorbed by the Shropshire Union Company in 1846.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6176 5491 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.4014N 2:34.3461W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6173 5484
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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