SK4730 : Sawley Cut and Flood Lock

taken 11 months ago, near to Sawley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Sawley Cut and Flood Lock
Sawley Cut and Flood Lock
At normal river levels the lock is left open but on this occasion there was high water in the River Trent and the lock was in use. Constructed in the late 18th century as part of the Trent Navigation in conjunction with the Trent and Mersey Canal, possibly by William Jessop; Listed Grade II.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 10 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Canals 
Canal (from Tags)
Period (from Tags)
Late 18th Century 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4706 3094 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.4329N 1:18.1358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4700 3094
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Flood Lock  Grade II Listed 

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