SP7256 : Lock Number 2, Grand Union Canal (Northampton Arm)

taken 8 years ago, near to Milton Malsor, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Lock Number 2, Grand Union Canal (Northampton Arm)
Lock Number 2, Grand Union Canal (Northampton Arm)
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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Friday, 26 July, 2013   (more nearby)
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Monday, 5 August, 2013
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Canals 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 723 561 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.9257N 0:56.6150W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 722 561
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