TQ0694 : Batchworth Lock, Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth

taken 9 years ago, near to Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Batchworth Lock, Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth
Batchworth Lock, Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Norton Junction and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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Saturday, 19 May, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 20 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals 
County (from Tags)
Hertfordshire 
Place (from Tags)
Hertfordshire 
Canal (from Tags)
Grand Union  Lock 
Name (from Tags)
Grand Union Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0622 9401 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.0928N 0:27.9959W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0618 9401
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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