SJ9687 : Peak Forest Canal, Hill Top

taken 9 years ago, near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

Peak Forest Canal, Hill Top
Peak Forest Canal, Hill Top
Narrowboat "Victoria" moored on the Peak Forest Canal, between Marple and Strines.
Peak Forest Canal

The Peak Forest Canal runs for 15 miles between Ashton under Lyne and Whaley Bridge.

It was built to link the Ashton Canal with the tramways that brought limestone from the Peak District quarries.

The Lower Peak Forest Canal forms part of the "Cheshire Ring".

LinkExternal link Pennine Waterways website including a "virtual tour" of the canal
LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for information on the history of the canal

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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9661 8760 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.1140N 2:3.1459W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9662 8762
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Canal Towpath  Tow Path  Towing Path  Canal  Narrowboat 

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