SJ9589 : Lock 2, Marple Flight

taken 4 years ago, near to Compstall, Stockport, Great Britain

Lock 2, Marple Flight
Lock 2, Marple Flight
Grade II listed lock on the Peak Forest Canal. 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
Saturday, 8 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Peak Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lock 
Place (from Tags)
Marple 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9593 8992 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.3649N 2:3.7611W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9591 8995
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Marple Locks 

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