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Ashton, Peak Forest and Macclesfield Canals

Description of Ashton, Peak Forest and Macclesfield Canals: These three canals have been, for many years, considered as one navigation. In the Great Central Railway days it was known as the "A.P.M.". They are now part of the Cheshire Ring.

History of Ashton, Peak Forest and Macclesfield Canals: See Individual canals for more details. In 1961 the last passage was made through the Ashton and Lower Peak Forrest Canals prior to their restoration in 1974.
For more details see the History page.

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  • The Cheshire Ring , Released in 1992, 0 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

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  • David Kitching's Canal Pages Historical information and photographs of the Ashton, Macclesfield and Peak Forrest Canals.
  • Pennine Waterways Peak Forest, Ashton, Rochdale, Leeds & Liverpool, Huddersfield and other canals in the area.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Ashton, Peak Forest and Macclesfield Canals: Length 70 foot, beam 7 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

 

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