SJ9688 : Peak Forest Canal, Bridge at Lock#14

taken 9 years ago, near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal, Bridge at Lock#14
Peak Forest Canal, Bridge at Lock#14
Lock#14, one of the Marple flight of locks on the Peak Forest Canal.
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
Saturday, 22 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 23 September, 2012
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Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9609 8860 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.6531N 2:3.6157W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9609 8862
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