SP8814 : Name panel of narrowboat "Dart" at Bates Boatyard

taken 3 years ago, near to Puttenham, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Name panel of narrowboat "Dart" at Bates Boatyard
Name panel of narrowboat "Dart" at Bates Boatyard
The complete boat is shown in SP8814 : Narrowboat "Dart" of Severn Canal Carrying Co. at Bates Boatyard. The name panel shows:
Registered at Stoke-on-Trent No 900
The Severn & Canal Carrying Company
Carriers by water
Birmingham & Wolverhampton District and the Bristol Channel ports
Motor No 2
Bates Boatyard, Aylesbury Arm, Grand Union Canal
Bates Boatyard LinkExternal link is near Puttenham, on the Aylesbury Arm of the Grand Union Canal, immediately west of Lock No 11 and Bridge No 7. While most canal barges built since the mid 20th century have steel hulls this yard maintains the old traditions by restoring old wooden narrowboats and building new ones. This yard has a side slip to allow barges built on land to be launched into the canal.
The position of the triangular plot is interesting as it is in Drayton Beachamp parish, Buckinghamshire, but the north hedge is in Hertfordshire. It is also just into SP8814 but most of the towpath and some of the canal is in SP8813.
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Monday, 15 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Industry  Canals 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8880 1400 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.0550N 0:42.7883W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8881 1398
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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