SJ9495 : The Peak Forest Canal

taken 6 months ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

The Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal

North of the tunnel under the M67. On the right hand side ahead used to be the Toray Mill but now an estate of new houses is being built on the site.
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)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9420 9546 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.3517N 2:5.3287W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9421 9542
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Site of Former Mill  Construction Site 

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