SJ9495 : Peak Forest Canal

taken 10 months ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

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Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
Approaching the winding hole at Hyde.
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 2 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 943 952 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.2331N 2:5.2201W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 943 952
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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