SJ9312 : Working boat in Otherton Lock near Penkridge, Staffordshire

taken 8 years ago, near to Penkridge, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Working boat in Otherton Lock near Penkridge, Staffordshire
Working boat in Otherton Lock near Penkridge, Staffordshire
Working narrowboat "Stanton" is about to be lowered in Otherton Lock, No 36 on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. The lock provides a rise (or fall) of 10ft 3in (about 31 metres).

This restored historic boat is painted with the original two tone blue Grand Union Canal Carrying Company livery, and was built in 1936 (Large Northwich design). It was fully converted into a leisure cruiser in the 1970s, but has been converted back into the current traditional working boat in 2007.
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SJ9312, 68 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9318 1241 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.5586N 2:6.1429W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9317 1242
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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