SO8690 : Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Swindon, Staffordshire

taken 7 years ago, near to Swindon, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Swindon, Staffordshire
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Swindon, Staffordshire
This is the pound looking north towards Marsh Lock.
Here it was in February 2014 LinkExternal link .
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was opened in 1772, engineered by James Brindley. It cost a little over 100,000 at the time. It links the River Severn at Stourport to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood Junction in Staffordshire. There are 43 locks (45 if you don't fancy the deep wide locks at Stourport) and the canal is 46 miles in length.

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Date Taken
Monday, 12 May, 2014   (more nearby)
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Monday, 21 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8619 9073 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.8567N 2:12.2957W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8622 9061
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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