Virtual Journey - Swinton to Wath (6)

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Common Bridge, Dearne and Dove Canal
The parapet of the infilled Common Bridge, seen from the former towpath.
Common Bridge, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking back towards Common Bridge along the towpath.
Wath, Dearne and Dove Canal
The canal itself is infilled along this section. Trees and bushes grow but it is not built on.
Wath, Dearne and Dove Canal
A little further ahead, the gardens of a new housing development encroach onto the canal route. The towpath remains clear as a footpath.
Wath, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking back from near Station Road, the line of the towpath to the left is a footpath. The path of the canal itself has been surfaced for use as a yard.
Wath, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking east along the line of the canal near Station Road and the site of Bolton Bridge, these canal-side cottages survive.
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