Lock 19 - Grand Canal, IE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member haggaeus
N 53° 16.409 W 006° 50.001
29U E 644473 N 5904884
Quick Description: Lock no. 19 on the Main Line of Grand Canal.
Location: Leinster, Ireland
Date Posted: 4/24/2013 2:16:43 PM
Waymark Code: WMGYK6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
Views: 5

Long Description:
The lock separates main line between Old Barrow Line and Barrow Line. The canal was extended to Daingean in 1797 but the bridge just above this lock bears a plaque with date 1799.
The main (Shannon) line continues to the west, there are moorings at both sides and Lowtown Marina at the left (the only marina at the canal).
Waterway Name: Grand Canal - Main Line

Connected Points:
Dublin - Shannon Harbour

Type: Lock

Date Opened: 1/1/1797

Elevation Difference (meters): 2.00

Site Status: Operational

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Closed (if applicable): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Logs marked as “visits” should be made after physically visiting the waymark location. Include a picture taken during the visit. Notes may be logged by individuals who have visited the web site or looked at the online information and would like to provide comments or feedback on the waymark.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Waterway Locks, Planes and Lifts
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.