SP6989 : Foxton Locks

taken 10 years ago, near to Gumley, Leicestershire, Great Britain

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Foxton Locks
Foxton Locks
It's often the little details that are missed, and yet tell can us so much. On each of the ten locks this date is carved into a brick. The famous inclined plane only operated for ten years or so, and in 1909 the locks were rebuilt, being brought back into service the following year.
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 5 April, 2008
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 691 894 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.9203N 0:58.9776W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 691 894
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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