1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Pontcysyllte aqueduct, Whitehouse tunnel, Chirk tunnel and Chirk aqueduct - feb14

Discussion in 'Other Sites' started by catfordbags, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. catfordbags

    catfordbags 28DL Full Member
    28DL Full Member

    Feb 12, 2014
    Likes Received:
    The "Llangollen Branch of the Shropshire Union" became popular due to its aqueducts and scenery. The canal was later renamed the Llangollen Canal becoming one of the most popular canals for holidaymakers in Britain.

    The canal's most notable features include the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct built by Thomas Telford. Opened in 1805, the aqueduct is more than 300 metres (980 ft) long and 38 metres (125 ft) above the valley floor. It has nineteen stone arches, each with a forty-five-foot span. Another aqueduct carries the canal over the River Ceiriog at Chirk, and there are tunnels nearby at Whitehouses 191yards long and Chirk 459 yards long.

    Approaching Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
    Froncysyllte Quay
    Entrance to Whitehouse tunnel
    Kronospan woodchip nightshift lighting up the sky
    Chirk Tunnel

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in