The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

A Collection of Photographs

Tony Clayton


Great Haywood to Autherley Junction


Deptmore Lock

Descending Deptmore Lock, 1974

Otherton Lock

Approaching Otherton Lock, 1973

Gailey

Below Gailey Top Lock, June 2014

Gailey

Gailey Top Lock from the A5 bridge, June 2014

Gailey

The Round House at Gailey, June 2014

Gailey

Bottom Gates of Gailey Top Lock, and the A5 bridge, June 2014


Autherley Junction to Bratch


Compton Lock

At Compton Lock, arguably the first narrow lock to be completed, 1977

Compton Lock

Compton Lock, early 1978

Dimmingsdale Lock

Approaching Dimmingsdale Lock, 1975

Awbridge Lock

Awbridge Lock, 1978


Bratch Locks


The black and white pictures of the locks at Bratch on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal were taken in about 1975.

Looking up

Looking up the flight from the road bridge

Looking down

Looking down the flight from the bridge over the tail of the top lock

Bratch Lock-keeper's shelter

The top lock and lock-keeper's hut

Looking up

The view from below the road bridge

Looking up

Ascending Bratch Locks, 1973


Bratch to Stourport


Bumblehole

Bumblehole Lock, 1978

Botterham

Three boats ascending Botterham Staircase, 1976

Botterham

Botterham Staircase, 1975

Swindon

Swindon Lock, 1977
The ironworks, very active at this time, has since been demolished.

Rocky

Rocky Lock, 1973

Gothersley

Gothersley Lock and Bridge (late evening), 1978

Dunsley

Dunsley Tunnel, 1974

Hyde Lock

Hyde Lock being repaired, 1974

Hyde Lock

Hyde Lock being repaired, 1974

Kidderminster Lock

Ascending Kidderminster Lock, 1976

Stourport

The lower staircase at Stourport, 1972

Stourport

'Linton' ascending the lower staircase at Stourport, 1976


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v8 27th May 2015

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