Virtual Journey - Wombwell to Barnsley (7)

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Oaks Lane, Dearne and Dove Canal
Oaks Lane Bridge. Oaks Lane originally doglegged across this narrow bridge. The road has been widened and straightened. The infilled bridge remains in place. Barnsley gas holder is seen in the background.
Oaks Lane, Dearne and Dove Canal
West of Oaks Lane, the line of the canal is clear but has been levelled over.

Beevor Bridge, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking east from Beevor Bridge, where Pontefract Road crossed the canal. The canal curved to the left towards Oaks Lane.
Beevor Bridge, Dearne and Dove Canal
West of Beevor Bridge, the canal curved around to the right through the yard behind the fence. The present footpath cuts the corner off.
Hoyle Mill, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking back along the footpath that now follows the line of the towpath. The route of the canal itself is fenced off.
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