SK4430 : Entrance to Chapel Farm Marina

taken 7 months ago, near to Shardlow, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Entrance to Chapel Farm Marina
Entrance to Chapel Farm Marina
An extensive marina alongside the Trent and Mersey Canal.
Trent and Mersey Canal
The Trent and Mersey Canal is 935 miles in length from Derwent Mouth to Preston Brook. The first cut was made by Josiah Wedgwood in July 1766 at Middleport (Stoke-on-Trent). The eastern section between Derwent Mouth and Shugborough (the junction with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal) was already operational by 1770 and the whole canal through to Preston Brook, where it linked with the Bridgewater Canal was open for business by 1777. James Brindley was the engineer until his death in 1772. There are seventy-six locks en route to raise and lower the water level where hills impede the course. There are four tunnels, including the famous Harecastle Tunnel near Stoke-on-Trent.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Trent and Mersey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4495 3057 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.2441N 1:20.0196W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4490 3053
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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