SD9927 : The Rochdale Canal in Hebden Bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Hebden Bridge, Calderdale, Great Britain

The Rochdale Canal in Hebden Bridge
The Rochdale Canal in Hebden Bridge
The Rochdale Canal runs for 33 miles between Manchester and Sowerby Bridge in West Yorkshire, UK. In Sowerby Bridge it connects with the Calder and Hebble Navigation. In Manchester it connects with the Ashton and Bridgewater Canals.

The canal was opened between Sowerby Bridge and Todmorden and from Manchester to Rochdale in 1799 and between Todmorden and Rochdale in 1805. Most of the canal was closed in 1952. Restoration work began in late 1980s and by 1996 the canal was opened to navigation once again between Sowerby Bridge and the summit level. The canal was re-opened to navigation along its entire length in July 2002 and forms part of the South Pennine Ring.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 November, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 November, 2015
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Rochdale  Rochdale Canal 
Place (from Tags)
Hebden Bridge 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9931 2708 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:44.4061N 2:0.7164W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9928 2708
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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