Lock 17 - Grand Canal, IE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member haggaeus
N 53° 15.923 W 006° 43.239
29U E 652017 N 5904216
Quick Description: Lock no. 17 on the main line of Grand Canal.
Location: Leinster, Ireland
Date Posted: 4/24/2013 2:08:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMGYK2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 2

Long Description:
Near the lock there are entrance gates to Landestown House and the southern side of the canal is wooded with beeches. The canal is making a slight curve, passing Hill of Downings. That area has been used as a source of clay during the canal construction.
Waterway Name: Grand Canal - Main Line

Connected Points:
Dublin - Shannon Harbour

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1784

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

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