SJ8900 : Canal near Newbridge in Wolverhampton

taken 8 years ago, near to Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Great Britain

Canal near Newbridge in Wolverhampton
Canal near Newbridge in Wolverhampton
Looking south-west towards Compton, Wombourne, Kinver, Kidderminster and Stourport. This is the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. There is a short arm and Victoria Wharf off to the right a short distance ahead.
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
Tuesday, 18 June, 2013   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 8 November, 2020
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8951 0024 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.9908N 2:9.3786W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8956 0030
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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