SJ9314 : Longford Lock and Broom Bridge, near Penkridge, Staffordshire

taken 9 years ago, near to Penkridge, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Longford Lock and Broom Bridge, near Penkridge, Staffordshire
Longford Lock and Broom Bridge, near Penkridge, Staffordshire
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal from Stourport on Severn to Great Haywood had 43 locks on its 46 mile course. If you use the narrow locks now available as an easier option at Stourport, that becomes 45 in all.

Here Longford Lock drops (or raises) the water level by ten feet (three metres). The motorway traffic roars 150 metres away in front of the distant treeline.
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2009
Category
Canal bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 932 147 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.8100N 2:6.0747W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 932 147
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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