SJ9003 : Boating under Forster Bridge, Wolverhampton

taken 5 years ago, near to Oxley, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Boating under Forster Bridge, Wolverhampton
Boating under Forster Bridge, Wolverhampton
Here between Marsh Lane Bridge and just north of Forster Bridge in Fordhouses, the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is too narrow for boats to pass each other. There are two passing places.
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was opened in 1772, engineered by James Brindley. It cost a little over 100,000 at the time. It links the River Severn at Stourport to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood Junction in Staffordshire. There are 43 locks (45 if you don't fancy the deep wide locks at Stourport) and the canal is 46 miles in length.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 26 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9081 0354 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.7722N 2:8.2326W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9082 0355
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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