SJ8545 : Lyme Valley Park: wildlife basin

taken 5 years ago, near to Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Lyme Valley Park: wildlife basin
Lyme Valley Park: wildlife basin
Here it is possible to walk down onto decking overlooking an overgrown part of the Newcastle-under-Lyme Canal. SJ8545 : Remains of the Newcastle-under-Lyme canal is the same body of water in the Park by the A34 a little further south.
Newcastle-under-Lyme canal
The 'Newcastle-under-Lyme Canal' was a 3 mile 6 furlongs (6 km) level canal from the Trent & Mersey Canal at Stoke-on-Trent to Newcastle-under-Lyme. It was completed in 1800, and finally closed and abandoned in 1935. Little visible evidence now remains of the canal and the only section still to hold water lies alongside the A34 in the Lyme Valley Park.
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SJ8545, 207 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Park and Public Gardens  Derelict, Disused  Canals 
Place (from Tags)
Newcastle-Under-Lyme 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal Basin 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8523 4524 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.2561N 2:13.2930W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8522 4524
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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