Virtual Journey - Barnsley to Barugh (2)

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Barnsley Canal
Beyond Harborough Hill Road, the loading area of the PC World store was once the site of Barnsley Basin. The stone wall along the left was the off-side wharf wall, above which was a five-storey warehouse with a hoist for loading goods directly to and from boats. Looking westwards towards the site of Old Mill Lane Bridge.
Barnsley Canal
Mooring rings can still be seen on the former wharf wall at the back of the PC World store.
Barnsley Canal
Looking back from Old Mill Lane towards the site of Harborough Hills Bridge. A new retail park, including Pizza Hut and Currys, now stands on the site of the former Redfearn's glass works.
Canal Street, Barnsley Canal
Looking along the line of the canal beyond Old Mill Lane. Near the entrance to the Asda store, the canal line is crossed by Canal Street.
Canal Street, Barnsley Canal
Looking back towards the former Old Mill Lane bridge. The canal once occupied almost the full width of the grassed area.
Keel Inn, Barnsley Canal
On the south side of the canal at this point stood the Keel Inn - a former boatman's pub which still survives.
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