N1 Lock - Grand Canal, Naas Branch, IE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member haggaeus
N 53° 14.458 W 006° 40.405
29U E 655255 N 5901603
Quick Description: The first lock at Naas Branch of Grand Canal.
Location: Leinster, Ireland
Date Posted: 4/7/2013 3:18:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMGT8T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Naas and Corbally Branch of Grand Canal was built in 1786-1789. There are five locks between Sallins and Naas. The canal was closed for navigation in 1961.
A pressure for restoring the navigation started in 1970s and the Office of Public Works completed the restoration project in 1987.
Waterway Name: Grand Canal - Naas Branch

Connected Points:
Sallins - Naas - Corbally

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1789

Elevation Difference (meters): 3.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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