SO9199 : Birmingham Canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Wolverhampton, Great Britain

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Birmingham Canal
Birmingham Canal
The Birmingham Canal was built from 1768 to 1772 by James Brindley from the then edge of Birmingham, at Paradise Wharf (also known as Old Wharf) near to Gas Street Basin to meet the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Aldersley, near Wolverhampton. The canal was upgraded and straightened by Thomas Telford between 1824-7.
The canal forms part of the Birmingham Canals Navigation, a network of canals in and around the city.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 February, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 March, 2015
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Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9176 9924 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.4538N 2:7.3839W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9179 9923
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