SJ9495 : 19th century warehouses and 21st century houses

taken 7 years ago, near to Hyde, Tameside, Great Britain

19th century warehouses and 21st century houses
19th century warehouses and 21st century houses
The Peak Forest Canal, viewed here from the Manchester Road bridge, was built at the turn of the 18th/19th centuries. On the right are 19th century warehouses. On the left are 21st century houses built on the site of the former Automasters Engineering Works.
PFC from Manchester Road Bridge

Other views of the Peak Forest Canal from Manchester Road.

Before 1980: LinkExternal link

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
Monday, 16 March, 2015   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 22 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9434 9513 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.1738N 2:5.2019W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9434 9510
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Warehouses  Canal Warehouse  Canal Towpath 

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