Blue Pits Lowest Lock No 53

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Blue Pits Lowest Lock No 53 is a minor waterways place on the Rochdale Canal between Ducie Street Junction (Junction of Rochdale and Ashton Canals) (9 miles and 5½ furlongs and 31 locks to the southwest) and Littleborough (5 miles and 4½ furlongs and 4 locks to the northeast).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Ducie Street Junction is Montrose Street Bridge; ¾ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Littleborough is Changeline Bridge; ¾ furlongs away.

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New Rochdale Canal Lock 53 – Castleton, UK - Waterway Locks ...
Feb 11, 2014 ... This lock is also known as Blue Pits New Lock. It is the lowest of a series of locks named after a nearby quarry that used to produce a type of blue clay. ... In the late 1960s when the canal was not being used the M62 motorway ...
Waterway Gazetteer for Rochdale Canal – CanalPlanAC
Slaters Lowest Lock No 76, 2 miles and 6½ furlongs, 16 locks. Grimshaw Lane .... Blue Pits New Lock No 53, 10 miles and 4¾ furlongs, 39 locks. M62 Motorway ...
Rochdale Canal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blue Pits New Lock 53 .... Rennie at the time had no experience of building canals. ... As a result of having no summit tunnel, there were more locks, and the summit ... It was lower than the summit pound, and so a steam pumping engine was ...
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The name Blu-ray Disc refers to the blue laser used to read the disc, which allows .... But there was no standard for prerecorded video, and no movies were ..... thus enabling it to read information recorded in pits that are less than half the size of those ... The minimum "spot size" on which a laser can be focused is limited by ...
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Nearest Water point

Travis Mill Lock No 28 — 9 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 10 miles, ¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1
Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm — 10 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 33 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm
Fielden Wharf & Services — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Fairfield Junction — 13 miles, 4 furlongs and 49 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Hebden Bridge Wharf — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 44 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Worsley — 18 miles, ¾ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley
Bywith Lock No 8W — 20 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 56 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Bywith Lock No 8W
Sowerby Bridge Junction — 21 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
The Old Number 3 PH — 21 miles, 6 furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to The Old Number 3 PH
Salterhebble Junction — 23 miles, 2 furlongs and 51 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction
Marple Junction — 24 miles, ¾ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Church Lane Bridge No 2 — 24 miles, 1½ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Church Lane Bridge No 2
Plank Lane Bridge No 8 — 26 miles, 1½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Plank Lane Bridge No 8
Wool Road Lock No 24W — 27 miles, ½ furlongs and 72 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal to Wool Road Lock No 24W
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 27 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 61 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Brighouse Basin — 27 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 61 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin
Whaley Bridge — 30 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge
Wigan Junction — 31 miles, 5½ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 32 miles and 43 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Travis Mill Lock No 28 — 9 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 10 miles, ¼ furlongs and 31 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1
Fielden Wharf & Services — 11 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Hebden Bridge Wharf — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 44 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Sowerby Bridge Junction — 21 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Salterhebble Junction — 23 miles, 2 furlongs and 51 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction
Marple Junction — 24 miles, ¾ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 27 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 61 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Brighouse Basin — 27 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 61 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin
Braidbar Boats — 27 miles, 6½ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Braidbar Boats
Whaley Bridge — 30 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge
Wigan Junction — 31 miles, 5½ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction
Wigan Bottom Lock No 87 — 32 miles and 43 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Wigan Bottom Lock No 87
Aspley Basin — 33 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 74 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin
Wigan Top Lock No 65 — 33 miles, 5½ furlongs and 62 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock No 65
Wigan Top Lock Services — 33 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 63 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Preston Brook - Waters Meeting — 34 miles, 1½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Preston Brook - Waters Meeting
Horbury Bridge — 37 miles, 5 furlongs and 74 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Horbury Bridge
Bosley Top Lock No 1 — 40 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Bosley Top Lock No 1
Moss Bridge No 35 — 41 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 48 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Moss Bridge No 35

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Fairfield Junction — 13 miles, 4 furlongs and 49 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Hebden Bridge Wharf — 15 miles, 5 furlongs and 44 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Worsley — 18 miles, ¾ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Worsley
Sowerby Bridge Junction — 21 miles, 1¼ furlongs and 51 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of **NOT FOUND**
Salterhebble Junction — 23 miles, 2 furlongs and 51 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction
Oughtringham Bridge No 24 — 23 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Oughtringham Bridge No 24
Marple Junction — 24 miles, ¾ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 27 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 61 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Brighouse Basin — 27 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 61 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin
Whaley Bridge — 30 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Upper) to Whaley Bridge Branch Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) to Whaley Bridge
Wigan Junction — 31 miles, 5½ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction
Aspley Basin — 33 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 74 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Aspley Basin
Wigan Top Lock No 65 — 33 miles, 5½ furlongs and 62 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock No 65
Wigan Top Lock Services — 33 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 63 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Wigan to Leeds) to Wigan Top Lock Services
Preston Brook - Waters Meeting — 34 miles, 1½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Preston Brook - Waters Meeting
Swettenham Wharf — 35 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Swettenham Wharf
Horbury Bridge — 37 miles, 5 furlongs and 74 locks away
Travel to Sowerby Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 72ft length boats) to Salterhebble Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Horbury Bridge
Bosley Top Lock No 1 — 40 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 65 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Marple Junction, then on the Macclesfield Canal to Bosley Top Lock No 1
Burscough Bridge — 43 miles and 48 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Stretford - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Stretford and Leigh Branch) to Leigh Bridge No 11, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Leigh Branch) to Wigan Junction, then on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan) to Burscough Bridge
Northwich Town Swing Bridge — 43 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 41 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Preston Brook - Waters Meeting, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Preston Brook Branch) to Preston Brook, then on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Middlewich to Preston Brook) to Anderton Lift Junction (Trent and Mersey), then on the Anderton Lift to Anderton Lift Junction (River Weaver), then on the River Weaver (main line) to Northwich Town Swing Bridge

Nearest Place to turn

Edinburgh Way Tunnel Winding Hole — 1 mile, ¾ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Dicken Green Winding Hole — 1 mile, 5¼ furlongs and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Rochdale Junction — 2 miles and 2 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Moss Upper Lock Winding Hole — 2 miles, ¾ furlongs and 3 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Oldham Broadway Bridge Winding Hole — 4 miles, ½ furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Broadway Bridge Winding Hole — 4 miles, 5 furlongs and 12 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Littleborough — 5 miles, 4½ furlongs and 4 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Bent House Winding Hole — 6 miles, 1½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Bent House Bridge Winding Hole — 6 miles, 2½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Pinfold Footbridge Winding Hole — 7 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 17 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Scotchman's Lock Winding Hole — 7 miles, 4½ furlongs and 19 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Summit Pound Winding Hole — 8 miles, ½ furlongs and 16 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Bottomley Road Winding Hole — 8 miles, 7 furlongs and 20 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Butter Lane Lock Winding Hole — 8 miles, 7 furlongs and 28 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Lightbank Lock Winding Hole — 9 miles, ½ furlongs and 21 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Winding Hole between Nip Square and Winterbutlee Locks — 9 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 23 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Sowerby Bridge Junction
Ducie Street Junction — 9 miles, 5½ furlongs and 31 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Castlefield Junction — 10 miles, 7 furlongs and 40 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Castlefield Junction
Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms — 10 miles, 7½ furlongs and 40 locks away
Travel to Castlefield Junction, then on the Bridgewater Canal (Main Line) to Staffordshire, Kenworthy and other Arms
New Viaduct Winding Hole — 10 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
Travel to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to New Viaduct Winding Hole