Virtual Journey - Elsecar Branch (4)

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Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
The site of Tingle Bridge, Hemingfield, which has been infilled. The Elephant and Castle pub is alongside the canal to the north.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking upstream to the remains of Tingle Bridge Lock.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking back to Tingle Bridge Lock.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Stone corners mark the former entrance to Hemingfield Basin, which served the nearby colliery. The towpath used to cross this entrance by way of a stone arch.
Elsecar Branch, Dearne and Dove Canal
Looking across Hemingfield Basin from the canal towpath, with the colliery pit head gear in the background.
Elsecar Branch, Swinton, Dearne and Dove Canal
Another view of Hemingfield Basin.
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