Waterways of Stoke-on-Trent - Newcastle
NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME CANAL ROUTE
The canal ran behind the Jewish Cemetery into a cutting surrounded by a small wood.
The Lyme Valley, the A34 London Road to the left
the Jewish Cemetery bottom centre. the remains of the canal can be found in the clump of trees
photo: MS Live Earth
The Lyme Valley - looking southwards
the remains of the canal is in the wood behind the railings on the left
Past here it emerged by the side of the busy A34 opposite the General Hospital. Surprisingly this section has survived and today it is the only part of any of the Newcastle canals which holds water.
the remains of the canal in the wood
mostly overgrown but the canal is still quite visible
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