SK0182 : Bugsworth Basin north-east of Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire

taken 4 years ago, near to Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Bugsworth Basin north-east of Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire
Bugsworth Basin north-east of Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire
Peak Forest Canal.
Bugsworth Basin near Whaley Bridge was built in 1796 to form an inland port to receive, then distribute limestone along the canals of Britain. Beyond the footbridge is the Lower Basin Arm. To the right is The Wide, leading to the Middle and Upper Basins. Overall, the site is listed as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Excellent information about its history, decline, and restoration can be seen at:LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Canals  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0198 8204 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.1159N 1:58.3037W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0192 8209
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Canal Basin  Footbridge 

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