SJ9687 : Peak Forest Canal

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

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Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
The Peak Forest Canal, between Strines and Marple.
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)
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Sunday, 23 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 965 876 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.1625N 2:3.1640W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 966 876
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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