SJ9493 : Bridge #8a

taken 7 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Bridge #8a
Bridge #8a
The footbridge over the Peak Forest Canal is at the end Apethorn Lane. On the right is the site of the former Gee X Mill. On the left a narrowboat with no identification SJ9493 : Moored under Bridge #8a is moored SJ9493 : Unidentified Narrowboat at the start of the Apethorn aqueduct.
Peak Forest Canal

The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal

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Date Taken
Friday, 8 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9417 9371 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.4079N 2:5.3539W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9415 9369
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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