Wednesday, 29 April 2020

Bentley Canal - Eastern

Bentley Canal - Eastern end





Drawing of Lock 9 at Sandbeds by H.J. Starkey 


Lock 9 (Clement Grosvenor photo from the 1960's)

Lock 9  from Lock 10 1956 (HNBC P Weaver)

Colourised version of the above


Lock 10 - Laurence Hogg


A similar perspective from the 1980's (now overgrown)

Looking south from Lock 10 to Clarkes Lane Bridge

Clarkes Lane Bridge
Clarke's Lane Bridge





Locks at Sand Beds




Farm Bridge - Justin Burrows

Site of Farm Bridge, probably looking west (Bob May)


County Bridge

Looking West to County Bridge 1972 - Justin Burrows

Site of County Bridge looking west 1986

Country Bridge - Laurence Hogg


Site of County Bridge looking east 1986

Hopyards Bridge

Hopyards Bridge

Hopyards Bridge

Hopyards Bridge

Sand Beds to Anson Branch

Farm Bridge

Farm Bridge

Farm Bridge


Site of Farmbridge

Near County Bridge by Steve King

Site of County Bridge

South from County Bridge

Under todays allotments


Junction of Bentley and Anson Branch Canals April 1984

Bentley Junction pipe bridge 1979

Electra winding 1971



Bentley Branch 1974 (Hugh Potter)



Bentley Canal Junction on Anson Branch - (HNBC Philip Weaver)



The above photos have been assembled from various sources, including those freely found on the internet. My thanks go to the many photographers alive and dead who have contributed to this collection and in so doing, are keeping the memory of these lost canals alive. These images are reproduced for ease of research are are not necessarily the property of this blog, and as such should not be used for commercial gain without the explicit permission of the owner (whoever that may be).

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