Lock 14 - Grand Canal, IE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member haggaeus
N 53° 15.870 W 006° 37.274
29U E 658649 N 5904334
Quick Description: Lock no. 14 on Grand Canal.
Location: Leinster, Ireland
Date Posted: 4/23/2013 1:56:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMGY95
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 2

Long Description:
Not far from lock 15. Under the lock there is a feeder entering from River Morell.
The supply of water from the Morell was a reason why Dublin Corporation had actively involved in the Grand Canal construction. The canal was used as a source for drinking water for Dublin since 1777 to 1869.
Waterway Name: Grand Canal

Connected Points:
Dublin - Shannon Harbour


Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1770

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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