SU5980 : Goring Lock & Weir from the River

taken 7 years ago, near to Streatley, West Berkshire, Great Britain

Goring Lock & Weir from the River
Goring Lock & Weir from the River
Approaching Goring Lock from the North.

Late October and the River had been in flood for days, we had been waiting for it to go off Red boards ( non navigable) and onto Yellow boards ( Stream decreasing & navigable with caution)
The Lock keepers said we could go that morning as they were taking the red board down for 4 hours as yet more rain was expected!..

It was a fast trip..especially in a Narrowboat and the approach to this lock was a bit tricky as I had to keep over to the left bank to avoid the pull of the weir.

The Lock House looked lovely though especially with the Red tree in front of it and the hill with mist rising behind.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 October, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 23 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Place (from Tags)
Goring  Thames  River Thames 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 596 809 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.4485N 1:8.4790W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 597 809
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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