SE6030 : The A63, Brayton

near to Brayton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The A63, Brayton
The A63, Brayton
Looking southwest along the Selby Canal where the Trans Pennine Trail takes a slight detour to duck under the A63 road bridge. The canal was built in the 1770s by the Aire and Calder Canal Company, worried by rumours of a planned canal between Leeds and Selby which could have taken some of their business. It was dug in a hurry and as a result was only three and a half feet deep. The Trans Pennine Trail runs for 215 miles from Hornsea to Southport and was officially opened in September 2001.
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2008
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Saturday, 5 April, 2008   (more nearby)
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Monday, 7 April, 2008
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 609 300 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:45.8166N 1:4.6592W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 609 300
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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