SJ6150 : Llangollen Canal north-west of Ravensmoor in Cheshire

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

Llangollen Canal north-west of Ravensmoor in Cheshire
Llangollen Canal north-west of Ravensmoor in Cheshire
Looking north through the arch of Halls Lane Bridge (No 12), 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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Wednesday, 23 September, 2015   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 6 August, 2017
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6106 5093 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.2518N 2:34.9442W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6105 5084
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