SP2097 : Birmingham and Fazeley Canal: Curdworth Bottom Lock

taken 4 years ago, near to Kingsbury, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Birmingham and Fazeley Canal: Curdworth Bottom Lock
Birmingham and Fazeley Canal: Curdworth Bottom Lock
View north towards lock no. 11, and the Kingsbury Swivel Bridge on the left, which is now permanently open.
Birmingham and Fazeley Canal
The Birmingham and Fazeley Canal's original purpose was to provide a link between Birmingham and the south east of England, by way of the Coventry Canal and the Oxford Canal. John Smeaton was the engineer, and the canal was completed in 1789. The canal now runs from the BCN Main Line at Old Turn Junction, Birmingham to the Coventry Canal at Fazeley Junction, just outside Tamworth. The length is 15 miles (24 km), and it includes 38 locks. There is also a short branch to Digbeth, Birmingham. A further extension was built along the planned course of the Coventry Canal as far as Whittington. Information from Wiki LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2018 9729 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.3836N 1:42.2203W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2018 9725
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