SJ7419 : Newport Canal and lock

taken 8 years ago, near to Newport, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

Newport Canal and lock
Newport Canal and lock
The Newport Canal was quite a late canal, being built in 1835. It was closed many years ago, but fortunately the section through Newport was purchased by the local authority, and this part was restored to water. The lock, in the foreground, is not of course working. There is a Shrewsbury & Newport Canals Trust who would, as a long term aim, like to see the Newport and Shrewsbury canals restored.

SJ7419 : Plaque recording restoration of section of Newport Canal.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 February, 2010
Category
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 744 194 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.3057N 2:22.8091W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 743 193
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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