SK4554 : Rushes in the Pinxton Arm, near the Boat Inn

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

Rushes in the Pinxton Arm, near the Boat Inn
Rushes in the Pinxton Arm, near the Boat Inn
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
Derelict, Disused  Canals 
Path (from Tags)
Footpath 
Canal (from Tags)
Cromford Canal 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Disused (from Tags)
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4512 5425 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.0143N 1:19.6705W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4514 5426
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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