SD7909 : River Irwell, Bealey's Weir

taken 7 years ago, near to Fishpool, Bury, Great Britain

River Irwell, Bealey's Weir
River Irwell, Bealey's Weir
Swollen by recent heavy rainfall, the River Irwell cascades over Bealey's Weir at Warth Mill. The river level has risen considerably (compare this view with SD7909 : Bealey's Weir, River Irwell)
River Irwell
The River Irwell rises on the Rossendale hills north of Bacup and flows south for 39 miles before joining the River Mersey west of Manchester. It was a very important river in the development of industry, during the Industrial revolution, in Lancashire.
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SD7909, 151 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 31 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe 
River (from Tags)
Irwell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7962 0904 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.6534N 2:18.5559W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7964 0901
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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River  Flood  Flooding  Weir 

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