ST9861 : Caen Hill Flight, Lock 44 Downwards

near to Devizes, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Caen Hill Flight, Lock 44 Downwards
Caen Hill Flight, Lock 44 Downwards
View down the Caen Hill flight of 16 locks on the Kennet & Avon Canal, West of Devizes, Wiltshire; this is part of a set of 29 locks lowering the navigation level a total of 108 8 in 2 1/4 miles.

Taken by C Langham of Gloucestershire from an over-bridge of lock above, shows one paddle drawn to equalise the water level in preparation for a boat going down into the lock; the level is now correct and the gates have drifted apart, so require opening by the crew, prior to the boat continuing.
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2005
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Geograph (Third Visitor for ST9861)
Date Taken
Monday, 4 April, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 January, 2007
Category
Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 988 615 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.1545N 2:1.1171W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 9886 6155
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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