Peak Forest Canal (Upper)

The Peak Forest Canal (Upper) is a narrow canal and is part of the Peak Forest Canal. It runs for 6 miles and 6½ furlongs from Bugsworth (end of navigation) (which is a dead end) to Marple Junction (where it joins the Macclesfield Canal and the Peak Forest Canal (Lower)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is 6 feet and 5 inches. The maximum draught is 4 feet and 5 inches.

It has a junction with the Peak Forest Canal (Whaley Bridge Branch) at Whaley Bridge Branch Junction.

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Bugsworth (end of navigation)
Termination of the canal
Navigation Inn (Buxworth) ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Upper Basin ½ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Bridge No 61 ½ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Middle Basin ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Middle Basin Arm ¾ furlongs 0 locks
The Wide 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Lower Basin Arm
Bridge No 59 crosses the arm
2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Lower Basin
Bridge No 58 crosses the arm
2½ furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Services 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Gauging Stop Narrows 3 furlongs 0 locks
Teapot Cottages 4 furlongs 0 locks
Bugsworth Pipe Bridge
over side arm to Bugsworth Basin
4 furlongs 0 locks
A6 Bridge
crossing side arm to Bugsworth Basin
5 furlongs 0 locks
River Goyt Aqueduct 5½ furlongs 0 locks
Whaley Bridge Junction Footbridge 6¼ furlongs 0 locks
Bridgemont Horse Tunnel 6¼ furlongs 0 locks
Whaley Bridge Branch Junction
Junction with Whaley Bridge Branch
6½ furlongs 0 locks
A5004 Bridge No 36 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Buxton Road Bridge No 35 7½ furlongs 0 locks
Footbridge No 34 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Greensdeep Bridge No 33 1 mile and 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Footbridge No 32 1 mile and 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Furness Bridge No 31
Furness Vale
1 mile and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Furness Brook Aqueduct 1 mile and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Furness Vale Marina 1 mile and 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Carr Swing Bridge No 30 2 miles and 1 furlong 0 locks
Furness Vale Aqueduct 2 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Bank End Bridge No 29 2 miles and 4¼ furlongs 0 locks
Bank End Winding Hole 2 miles and 5½ furlongs 0 locks
New Mills Marina 2 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
Thornsett Road Bridge No 28
New Mills
2 miles and 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Disley Winding Hole 3 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Green's Hall Bridge No 27 3 miles and 5¼ furlongs 0 locks
Dryhurst Bridge No 26
Disley village half a mile south west
3 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Higgins Clough Swing Bridge No 25 4 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Higgins Clough Narrows 4 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Wood End Pipe Bridge 4 miles and 4¼ furlongs 0 locks
Wood End Lift Bridge No 24 4 miles and 4½ furlongs 0 locks
Stanley Hall Bridge No 23 4 miles and 7 furlongs 0 locks
Strines Aqueduct 5 miles and ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Turflea Narrows 5 miles and 1½ furlongs 0 locks
Turflea Winding Hole 5 miles and 1½ furlongs 0 locks
Turflea Lift Bridge No 22 5 miles and 2 furlongs 0 locks
Hollinwood Lane Winding Hole 5 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Hollinwood Lane Narrows 5 miles and 4 furlongs 0 locks
Ridge End Bridge No 21 5 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Hill-Top Footbridge 6 miles and 1 furlong 0 locks
Strines Road Narrows 6 miles and 2¼ furlongs 0 locks
Brick Bridge No 19
with accompanying pipebridge
6 miles and 4¼ furlongs 0 locks
Top Lock Marine Marina 6 miles and 5¾ furlongs 0 locks
Marple Junction
Junction of Macclesfield and Peak Forest Canals
6 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Peak Forest Canal

The Peak Forest Canal is a narrow (7-foot (2.13 m) gauge) locked artificial waterway in northern England. It is 14.8 miles (23.8 km) long and forms part of the connected English/Welsh inland waterway network.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Peak Forest Canal
[Dukinfield Junction] [Woodley, Greater Manchester] [Furness Vale] [Dukinfield Central railway station] [Whaley Bridge] [Canals in Cheshire] [Ashton Canal] [Cheshire Ring] [List of canal tunnels in the United Kingdom]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 12:01