SJ6050 : Llangollen Canal west of Ravensmoor in Cheshire

taken 3 years ago, near to Ravensmoor, Cheshire, Great Britain

Llangollen Canal west of Ravensmoor in Cheshire
Llangollen Canal west of Ravensmoor in Cheshire
Looking north through the arch of Greenfield Bridge (No 13), an accommodation Bridge which also carries a public footpath which crosses adjacent fields.

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 Llangollen 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)
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Sunday, 6 August, 2017
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Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6098 5059 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.0681N 2:35.0133W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6100 5052
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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