SJ9312 : Working boat "Stanton" in Otherton Lock, Staffordshire

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

Working boat "Stanton" in Otherton Lock, Staffordshire
Working boat "Stanton" in Otherton Lock, Staffordshire
Working narrowboat "Stanton" is in Otherton Lock, No 36 on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. The lock provides a rise (or fall) of 10ft 3in (about 31 metres). Peter Oates is driving; he is well used to being photographed at historic boat gatherings. Laura is working the lock. LinkExternal link


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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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9319 1240 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.5532N 2:6.1340W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9318 1239
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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