Entrance to the St Helens Canal

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Entrance Lock for the St Helens Canal
Entrance Lock for the St Helens Canal

The entrance lock to the St Helens Canal from the tidal River Mersey is only useable near high tide.

There were once a pair of locks here and the position of the derelict left hand lock is easily identifiable.

Waterway and Kilometerage HELENS 00.000.02
OS Grid Reference SJ 51375 84062
Date and Time 151229 105818
Copyright © Paul Balmer

One Reply to “Entrance to the St Helens Canal”

  1. The SANKEY Canal was in place long before St.Helens became a town. The ORIGINAL name of the canal is the Sankey Canal.

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