SJ9211 : Narrowboat approaching Rodbaston Lock in Staffordshire

taken 5 months ago, near to Gailey, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Narrowboat approaching Rodbaston Lock in Staffordshire
Narrowboat approaching Rodbaston Lock in Staffordshire
Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. Rodbaston Lock (No 35) is behind the camera, gates open.
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, 8 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9298 1126 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.9382N 2:6.3190W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9296 1122
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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