SJ8898 : Site of Clayton Junction

taken 38 years ago, near to Droylsden, Tameside, Great Britain

Site of Clayton Junction
Site of Clayton Junction
This was the junction where the Stockport Branch led off from the main Ashton Canal, a distance of almost four miles to Stockport in Cheshire. I do not know the official date of closure of this branch, but I suspect it did not see any boats after World War II, although a correspondent recalls that it was still in water at least as far as Gorton until the early 1960s. The branch has now been filled in.
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SJ8898, 144 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 April, 1981   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 October, 2007
Category
Waterway junction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 882 982 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8287N 2:10.7473W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 881 982
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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