SJ6154 : Llangollen Canal north of Burland in Cheshire

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

Llangollen Canal north of Burland in Cheshire
Llangollen Canal north of Burland in Cheshire
Looking north-north-east towards Bachehouse Bridge, No 2 on the Llangollen Canal.

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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Thursday, 17 August, 2017
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Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6166 5466 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.2661N 2:34.4338W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6164 5463
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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