SJ9493 : Peak Forest Canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

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Peak Forest Canal
Peak Forest Canal
The land on the left is on the site of the former Gee Cross 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, 1 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 8 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9416 9370 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.4025N 2:5.3629W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9418 9372
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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