SK0021 : Colwich Lock No 21, Trent and Mersey Canal, Staffordshire

taken 9 years ago, near to Little Haywood, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Colwich Lock No 21, Trent and Mersey Canal, Staffordshire
Colwich Lock No 21, Trent and Mersey Canal, Staffordshire
The Trent and Mersey Canal Act was passed in Parliament in 1766. James Brindley was appointed engineer for the project. Construction took eleven years and the 93 mile canal was opened in 1777 from Derwent Mouth to Preston Brook. There are 76 locks. Colwich Lock, near Little Haywood, is Lock No 21, and alters the water level by 6ft 6in, about two metres.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 June, 2008   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 24 February, 2009
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Lock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 009 211 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.2484N 1:59.2679W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 009 211
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