Lock 15 - Grand Canal, IE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member haggaeus
N 53° 15.608 W 006° 37.643
29U E 658255 N 5903834
Quick Description: Lock 15 on Grand Canal.
Location: Leinster, Ireland
Date Posted: 4/23/2013 1:42:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMGY8Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 2

Long Description:
This lock is located in the middle of nowhere between Sallins and Hazelhatch. There is a ruin of lockkeepers cottage on one side and a ruin of a mill on the other. This stretch of canal was built in 1770s by the Company of the Undertakers of the Grand Canal.
Waterway Name: Grand Canal

Connected Points:
Dublin - Shannon Harbour

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1770

Elevation Difference (meters): 3.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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