SN8605 : Ysgwrfa Lock

taken 1 year ago, near to Cwmgwrach, Neath Port Talbot/Castell-Nedd Port Talbot, Great Britain

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Ysgwrfa Lock
Ysgwrfa Lock
Lock on the Neath Canal, that the inscription on one of the gates suggests was restored in 1990. It is also photographed in SN8605 : Ysgwrfa Lock, Neath Canal taken in 2012, and it is sad to see the deterioration in the condition of the lock since then. The balance beam of the top gate has now vanished, though it was already looking rotten in the earlier photograph. The balance beam of one of the lower gates has also now broken.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 27 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 23 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 8603 0547 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.1788N 3:39.1124W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 8604 0549
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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