SJ9319 : Canal north of Acton Trussell in Staffordshire

taken 10 years ago, near to Acton Trussell, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Canal north of Acton Trussell in Staffordshire
Canal north of Acton Trussell in Staffordshire
This is the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, north of Acton Trussell, and looking north towards Stafford.
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was opened in 1772, engineered by James Brindley. It cost a little over 100,000 at the time. It links the River Severn at Stourport to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood Junction in Staffordshire. There are 43 locks (45 if you don't fancy the deep wide locks at Stourport) and the canal is 46 miles in length.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9354 1961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.4424N 2:5.8318W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9352 1955
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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