Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68

Askett Close, Manchester, Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Copyright: David Tunbridge
Taken: 7 March 2007
Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68 is a minor waterways place on the Rochdale Canal between Ducie Street Junction (Junction of Rochdale and Ashton Canals) (3 miles and 15 locks to the west) and Littleborough (12 miles and 1¾ furlongs and 19 locks to the northeast).
It is part of Manchester 18.
The nearest place in the direction of Ducie Street Junction is Newton Heath Footbridge; 1½ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Littleborough is Poplar Street Bridge; ½ furlongs away.

This is a lock, the rise of which is not known.

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Information retrieved Saturday 25 July 2015 at 9:18
Newton Heath Lock No 69 — Gazetteer – CanalPlanAC
Newton Heath Lock No 69. Droylsden Road Bridge, ¾ furlongs. Newton Heath Footbridge, 2 furlongs. Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68, 3½ furlongs.
Waterway Gazetteer for Rochdale Canal – CanalPlanAC
Ancoats Lower Lock No 83, 1 mile and 2½ furlongs, 9 locks. Leech Street ... Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68, 4 miles and 1¾ furlongs, 24 locks. Poplar Street  ...
Rochdale Canal - Jim Shead's Waterways Information
Points of Interest of Rochdale Canal: The new Tuel Lane lock, replacing two previous lock, .... Brearley Lower Lock No 5. 2.9 .... Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68.
TNC On Tour 2002 Page 22
A couple of rebuilt bridges follows, then the Tannersfield Locks signify the long drag down into Manchester. Yet more .... Tannersfield Lowest Lock No 68.
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