SJ9688 : Top Locks, Marple

taken 13 years ago, near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Top Locks, Marple
Top Locks, Marple
Top Lock (lock 16) Marple is at the junction of the Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals. The flight of 16 locks with an average drop of almost 4 metres each are some of the deepest in the country. The canal operated without locks for many years a ropeway taken goods down roughly where the canal towpath is today.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Saturday, 8 March, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 962 884 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.5507N 2:3.4622W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 962 883
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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