SK4554 : Pinxton Arm, looking east to Pinxton Wharf

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

Pinxton Arm, looking east to Pinxton Wharf
Pinxton Arm, looking east to Pinxton Wharf
Before the railways, this canal was the main freight route in and out of this area. In the 1830s canal boats took coal from Pinxton to Nottingham, the River Trent, Hickling, Leicester, Gunthorpe, Newark and Bridgford, as well as 'goods' to Leicester and Wolverhampton. They brought to Pinxton cargoes as diverse as bones from Nottingham, corn from the Trent and 'goods' from Birmingham, Derby, London, Shardlow and Nottingham. [Volunteers at the Friends of the Cromford Canal are creating a database from the original toll receipts.]
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Disused (from Tags)
Canal 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Canal (from Tags)
Cromford Canal 
Former (from Tags)
Canal Wharf 
Path (from Tags)
Footpath 
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Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4526 5434 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.0621N 1:19.5443W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4524 5433
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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