SE3331 : Skelton Grange Bridge No 6

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Rothwell, Leeds, Great Britain

Skelton Grange Bridge No 6
Skelton Grange Bridge No 6
Carrying Skelton Grange Road and the Trans Pennine Trail across the Aire and Calder Navigation.
Aire and Calder Navigation

The Aire and Calder Navigation consists of a number of discrete sections of canalised river, which enable boats of a reasonable size to reach Leeds. The original intention was to give Leeds a proper ship canal like Manchester's but that never happened.

The extant sections are 7.6km parallel to the river Aire between Knowsthorpe (Knostrop) and just below Woodlesford, 1.1km downstream of the confluence of the Aire and Calder at Castleford, and the longest section, c.30 km from Ferrybridge down to Goole Docks where it joins the Ouse downstream of its confluence with the Aire.

Trans-Pennine Trail

The Trans Pennine Trail is a long-distance path running from coast to coast across Northern England entirely on surfaced paths and using only gentle gradients (it runs largely along disused railway lines and canal towpaths). It forms part of European walking route E8 and is part of the National Cycle Network.
The surface and gradients make it a relatively easy trail, suitable for cyclists, pushchairs and wheelchair users. Some parts are also open to horse riding.
The trail Starts at Southport and ends at Hornsea a distance of 207 miles.

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Friday, 4 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Monday, 19 November, 2018
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Lowlands  Canals 
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Bridge 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 330 311 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:46.5225N 1:30.0176W
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