SJ9001 : Aldersley Canal Junction, Wolverhampton

near to Oxley, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Aldersley Canal Junction, Wolverhampton
Aldersley Canal Junction, Wolverhampton
At the bottom of the "Wolverhampton 21" the Birmingham Canal Navigation reaches the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal here at Aldersley. The twenty-one locks up from here give a rise of 132 feet (forty metres) to the level which Thomas Telford maintained all the way to Birmingham when he straightened James Brindley's original (1769-1772) route between 1823 and 1838.
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2008
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Friday, 8 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 February, 2008
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Waterways > Canal junction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 902 011 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.4555N 2:8.6892W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 902 011
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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