SJ9318 : Canal west of Acton Trussell in Staffordshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Acton Trussell, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Canal west of Acton Trussell in Staffordshire
Canal west of Acton Trussell in Staffordshire
This is the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, looking north towards Acton Bridge, No 93. The bridge carries Mill Lane.
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, 17 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9350 1838 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.7789N 2:5.8659W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9348 1832
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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