SP6595 : Crane's Lock and Bridge south of Great Glen, Leicestershire

taken 4 years ago, near to Fleckney, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Crane's Lock and Bridge south of Great Glen, Leicestershire
Crane's Lock and Bridge south of Great Glen, Leicestershire
Lock No 22 and Bridge No 76 on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section). The bridge is an accommodation bridge carrying a public footpath which crosses fields between Stoneygate and Fleckney.

All the locks down towards the River Trent are wide locks which can accommodate two narrowboats up to 72 feet (almost 22 metres) in length, though modern full length boats are limited to seventy feet because of limitations in the locks on other canals.
Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section)
The Leicester section branches off the main line at Braunston and it is 66 miles long with 59 locks (including two five chamber staircase locks at Foxton) and two tunnels. Near Leicester it continues into the River Soar, hence to the River Trent south of Long Eaton.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6577 9553 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:33.2189N 1:1.8837W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6579 9551
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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