SP9319 : Grand Union Canal: Bridge Number 121

taken 4 years ago, near to Horton, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Grand Union Canal: Bridge Number 121
Grand Union Canal: Bridge Number 121
Bridge Number 121 is a double-arched bridge at Horton Lock, so built to accommodate the entries to, and exits from, the planned twin locks. It is a Grade II Listed Structure, one of four at the lock site. The English Heritage website describes it thus:- "Circa 1839. Red and brown brick with band course and segmental brick coping to parapet. Brick end piers. 2 depressed arches, that to W. originally intended to cross narrow duplicate lock. N. parapet continued to E. and stepped down between square piers with pyramidal coping stones."

It is interesting to read that EH write that it was built around 1839, some 40 years after the canal was opened.
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Date Taken
Monday, 2 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 19 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9314 1955 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.0058N 0:38.9221W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9313 1954
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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