TQ0490 : Black Jack's Lock

taken 6 months ago, near to Harefield, Hillingdon, Great Britain

Black Jack's Lock
Black Jack's Lock
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Norton Junction and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0431 9034 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.1350N 0:29.7167W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0430 9036
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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