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Canal locks near Audlem – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. A staircase of canal locks near Audlem, Cheshire. The Shropshire Union CanalĀ  has a run of 15 locks, designed by Thomas Telford, to raise the canal from the … Continue reading

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The Kings Lock – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The Kings Lock on the Trent and Mersey Canal at Middlewich, Cheshire. Middlewich lies on the confluence of three rivers: the Dane, Croco and Wheelock. Three canals also … Continue reading

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Canal lock gates – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. There is something slightly sinister about canal lock gates when they are situated next to a bridge – dark, dank and foreboding.

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Canal locks – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The canal system or system of inland waterways in the U.K. were developed as a means of transporting goods and materials when the state of the roads was … Continue reading

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Canal near Audlem, Shropshire – Photo by Rob Laynton

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Canal locks and the lock-keepers cottage on the Shropshire Union Canal near Audlem, in Cheshire, England. The Canal has a run of 15 locks, designed by Thomas Telford, … Continue reading

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