TQ3580 : Access Lock for Surrey Water

near to Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Access Lock for Surrey Water
Access Lock for Surrey Water
This lock, built in the 1840's to provide access to Surrey Basin from the Thames, is no longer in use - a fact that the enterprising Coot in the foreground has put to use in building her nest. The bascule bridge at the far end carries Rotherhithe Street over the tidal inlet to the Thames.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3558 8015 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2417N 0:2.8769W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3561 8010
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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