SJ9721 : Tixall Lock near Great Haywood in Staffordshire

taken 10 years ago, near to Tixall, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Tixall Lock near Great Haywood in Staffordshire
Tixall Lock near Great Haywood in Staffordshire
Tixall Lock is No 43 on the Staffordshire and Worecstershire Canal south-east of Great Haywood Junction. The lock provides a rise (or fall) of 4ft 3in (13 metres). Old Hill Bridge is No 107 and carries Oldhill Lane.
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was opened in 1772, engineered by James Brindley. It cost a little over 100,000 at the time. It links the River Severn at Stourport to the Trent and Mersey Canal at Great Haywood Junction in Staffordshire. There are 43 locks (45 if you don't fancy the deep wide locks at Stourport) and the canal is 46 miles in length.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 August, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 7 August, 2019
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Canals 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9780 2197 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.7174N 2:2.0441W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9780 2195
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