TQ3980 : East India Dock entrance lock

taken 7 years ago, near to Blackwall Tunnel, Greenwich, Great Britain

East India Dock entrance lock
East India Dock entrance lock
The East India dock has very largely been swept away but there is a nature reserve in the basin beyond these gates. This new larger, 65' wide, entrance lock was opened in 1879. the gates were by the Thames Ironworks company and the hydraulic operating machinery by Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Company. The gates are listed Grade II.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3911 8071 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4922N 0:0.1859E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3909 8070
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Thames Ironworks  Lock  Gates  Machinery 

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