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Leeds Liverpool Canal


The Leeds and Liverpool canal
Photo: Norman Armstrong
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Item #: 1660
The Leeds and Liverpool canal, to the left is Scotsman's Flash - taken from Moss Bridge. St James' church in the distance.

Comment by: john on 13th June 2020 at 14:33

Spent a gazillion hours round here in the mid 60s. Happy days.

Comment by: John Walsh's Mate on 26th June 2020 at 20:19

We used to call it the Leigh Canal.

Comment by: James Hanson on 1st August 2020 at 23:25

I've even heard it called the Wigan canal. Whatever next?

Comment by: john hanks on 2nd September 2020 at 08:42

hi grew up at beech hill i used to swim in taylor pit lodge and lime pond.fifties and sixites live in sydney now ,is the scotman flash swimable? like to know thanks

Comment by: Gill on 5th January 2021 at 12:11

Hi John, I think you probably can swim there, they do kayaking and other water sports.

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