SK4333 : Bridge over the former Derby Canal

taken 1 year ago, near to Draycott, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Bridge over the former Derby Canal
Bridge over the former Derby Canal
Built probably as part of the unemployment relief schemes of the 1930s as an improvement to the main Derby Nottingham A52, now the A6005. The former canal towpath has been developed as a walking route between Derby and Sandiacre. The footpath has clearly been re-aligned slightly since Peter Shone's 2005 view LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Roads, Road transport  Canals 
Bridge (from Tags)
Road Over Canal 
Canal (from Tags)
Derby Canal 
Road (from Tags)
Period (from Tags)
Mid 20th Century 
Building Material (from Tags)
Reinforced Concrete 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4321 3378 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.9839N 1:21.5450W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4315 3378
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Public Footpath 

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