SP0586 : Birmingham Canal

taken 11 years ago, near to Chad Valley, Birmingham, Great Britain

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Birmingham Canal
Birmingham Canal
The Birmingham Canal was built from 1768 to 1772 by James Brindley from the then edge of Birmingham, at Paradise Wharf (also known as Old Wharf) near to Gas Street Basin to meet the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Aldersley, near Wolverhampton. The canal was upgraded and straightened by Thomas Telford between 1824-7.
The canal forms part of the Birmingham Canals Navigation, a network of canals in and around the city.
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0549 8680 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.7460N 1:55.2357W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0547 8683
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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