The Newport Branch

A Collection of Photographs taken by Tony Clayton


2 - Newport Locks


1 - Norbury Junction <<-- : -->> 3 - Forton Aqueduct


Newport Locks were also known as Forton & Norbury Locks. There were 17 locks in the main flight, most of which have been infilled or demolished.

Newport Flight Lock 1-2

The gap in the embankment below Newport Flight Lock 1, 1976 (Grid Ref SJ 792228)

Newport Flight Lock 5

Newport Flight Lock 5 from Parton's Bridge, 1978 (Grid Ref SJ 787224)

Newport Flight Lock 7

Newport Flight Lock 7 from Oulton Bridge, 1976 (Grid Ref SJ 784223)

Newport Flight Lock 7

Newport Flight Lock 7 from under Oulton Bridge, 1976

Oulton Bridge, Newport Flight

Oulton Bridge from below, 1978 (Grid Ref SJ 784223)

Staff Bridge Lock 14

Lock 14 from Staff Bridge in 1970 (Grid Ref SJ 774218). My very first canal photograph!

Staff Bridge Lock 14

The site of Lock 14 from Staff Bridge in 1976.
It had just been infilled.

Staff Bridge

Staff Bridge from the site of Lock 14 looking towards Newport, 1978.

Staff Bridge

Looking west from Staff Bridge towards Newport, 1976.


The Newport Branch

1 - Norbury Junction <<-- : -->> 3 - Forton Aqueduct
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