SJ9688 : An arm of the Peak Forest Canal

taken 6 years ago, near to Marple, Stockport, Great Britain

An arm of the Peak Forest Canal
An arm of the Peak Forest Canal
Above lock #15 a short arm of the Peak Forest Canal leads to the back of houses on Limekiln Lane.
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
Thursday, 23 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Canals 
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Peak Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9614 8851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.6045N 2:3.5705W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9612 8850
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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