Double Lock at Bascote Locks

Description of this historic site

A wide double canal lock built in modern times. A lock is a chamber with wooden gates at each end, with sluices used to lower and raise the water level of a canal. It is located on the Grand Union Canal just west of the Toll House Bridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 An unusual wide double lock No 14/15, built during the 1930’s to replace two separate narrow locks. On the Warwick and Napton (Grand Union) canal.

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