SU5405 : Titchfield Canal-Titchfield

taken 9 years ago, near to Titchfield, Hampshire, Great Britain

Titchfield Canal-Titchfield
Titchfield Canal-Titchfield
This little ditch was a canal which was dug to get boats to Titchfield from the sea at Titchfield Haven. It was one of the earliest canals in England, dating from the 1600's. I can only imagine that it was once bigger or that the boats using it were not much more than rowing boats. It parallels the River Meon and gets it's water from it. There was a sea lock near Titchfield Haven. The remains of which can still be seen.
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Date Taken
Monday, 17 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 March, 2008
Category
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 540 053 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.7307N 1:13.9853W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 541 055
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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