SK5240 : Nottingham Canal and Colliery 1963

taken 56 years ago, near to Bilborough, Nottingham, Great Britain

Nottingham Canal and Colliery 1963
Nottingham Canal and Colliery 1963
Accessed by way of Woodyard Lane, the Nottingham Canal climbed by a succession of locks to reach it's summit level close by Wollaton Colliery. At this time, in 1963, many of the lock gates had been vandalised and many were missing. Today, it is hard to comprehend that this scene existed, since now the area has been covered by modern housing.
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SK5240, 86 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
21 March 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5227 4034 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.4736N 1:13.4013W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5231 4034
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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