SJ9493 : Bottom of Apethorn Lane

taken 9 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Bottom of Apethorn Lane
Bottom of Apethorn Lane
Looking from the towpath of the Peak Forest Canal. To the left of the lane is a small car park. The landscaped lawns visible on the right under Apethorn footbridge (bridge 8a) belong to a private property built on the site of the former Gee X mill.
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, 21 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9419 9372 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.4133N 2:5.3358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9418 9373
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Canal  Gardens  Site of Former Mill  Lane  Footbridge 

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