SP8928 : Lock gate path

taken 7 years ago, near to Bragenham, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Lock gate path
Lock gate path
Brick path and grips to help push the lock gates open. Seen at the top lock at Three Locks.
The Grand Union Canal
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Norton Junction and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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Three Locks
A group of three locks on the Grand Union Canal.
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 892 283 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.7795N 0:42.2095W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 892 283
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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