SJ6048 : Narrowboat near Wrenbury Heath in Cheshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Wrenbury Heath, Cheshire, Great Britain

Narrowboat near Wrenbury Heath in Cheshire
Narrowboat near Wrenbury Heath in Cheshire
Looking north-north-east towards Wrenbury Heath Bridge, No 15 across the Llangollen Canal. Narrowboat "Auriga" has waited for me to pass some moored boats.

The Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union Canal starts by the River Dee at Llantysilio and leads to the main line at Hurleston Junction, a distance of 46 miles, with twenty-one locks. Water is supplied from the River Dee to the canal, and on to Hurleston Reservoir, a source of domestic water supplies. This results in a noticeable flow of water from west to east; unusual in a canal.
The canal was started in 1795, but not completed for many years. It was eventually absorbed by the Shropshire Union Company in 1846.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 23 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6070 4883 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.1177N 2:35.2510W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6068 4878
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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