SJ6387 : Latchford Locks

taken 14 years ago, near to Grappenhall, Warrington, Great Britain

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Latchford Locks
Latchford Locks
These are the first set of locks on the canal after leaving the entrance locks at Eastham. There are two locks of different sizes, and this view shows the smaller, southern, lock. Both chambers had an intermediate set of gates, so the size of lock, and therefore the amount of water used, could be varied to suit the size of vessel(s) being passed through.
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SJ6387, 70 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 October, 2008
Category
Lock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 637 873 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.8831N 2:32.8032W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 637 872
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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