City Road Lock - Regent's Canal, London, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner
N 51° 31.963 W 000° 05.933
30U E 701210 N 5713057
Quick Description: The City Road Lock is on the Regent's Canal immediately to the west of City Road Basin and before the Islington Canal Tunnel.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/27/2012 2:43:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMG061
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Canal Plan website [visit link] tells us:

"City Road Lock No 5 is a minor waterways feature on the Grand Union Canal (Regent's Canal) between Cumberland Basin (Junction with Cumberland Market Branch) (2 miles and 5½ furlongs and 4 locks to the west) and Hertford Union Junction (Junction of Regents and Hertford Union canals) (2 miles and 5 furlongs and 3 locks to the east).
 
The nearest place in the direction of Cumberland Basin is Danbury Street Road Bridge No 38; ½ furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Hertford Union Junction is City Road Basin Branch; ¼ furlongs away.

This is a lock with a rise of 8f0."

Waterway Name: Regent's Canal

Connected Points:
Limehouse Basin/River Thames in the east. Little Vinice/Grand Union Canal in the west.


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 8/1/1820

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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