SU4767 : Newbury Lock

taken 10 years ago, near to Newbury, West Berkshire, Great Britain

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Newbury Lock
Newbury Lock
Lock 85, with a fall of 5 feet 3 inches. It is, I believe, the only lock in the southern part of the canal system that has "Jack Cloughs", the manually operated paddles seen here that are levered open. They are not used these days, unfortunately, as the lock also has gate paddles. They are a common method of lock operation on Yorkshire waterways.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 2 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 June, 2009
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Lock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 470 671 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:24.0918N 1:19.5364W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 470 671
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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