SK1414 : Hunts Lock near Fradley, Staffordshire

taken 8 years ago, near to Fradley, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Hunts Lock near Fradley, Staffordshire
Hunts Lock near Fradley, Staffordshire
Trent and Mersey Canal, Lock No 15. This is the bottom lock of a flight of five enabling the canal to climb past Fradley Junction (Coventry Canal). This lock raises the level by 5ft 8in ( about 1.7 metres). The canal was started in 1766, open here by 1770, and completed through to Preston Brook by 1777.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 January, 2010
Category
Lock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 145 142 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.5638N 1:47.1688W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 145 143
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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