Inglesham lock is at the eastern end of the thames and severn canal and the cotswold canals trust is currently raising funds to restore its structure and part of the canal. Inglesham lock with bridge and roundhouse in background date.
Inglesham lies just south of lechlade and is the place where the thames and severn canal meets the river thames.
Inglesham lock. The round house was the lock keepers cottage. In late 2009 cotswold canals trust were given the opportunity to acquire inglesham lock and in 2010 the inland waterways association iwa launched the tom rolt appeal to raise the money required to buy and restore this important lock off the thames. It was one of five built along the thames and severn canal in the same year.
Weedie heads for wallbridge 1st september 2020. Inglesham roundhouse was built in 1790. 2017 has seen a massive effort at inglesham lock by the end of the year we hope to have one side of the lock chamber fully restore and repairs to the other side well advanced.
Most of the restoration work which started in 2011 has been undertaken by the waterway recovery group wrg supported by the cct. A38 roundabout progress 22nd august 2020. Inglesham lock restoration gateway to the cotswold canals we want to restore and re commission inglesham lock at the junction of the thames and severn canal with the river thames which is a crucial part of the cotswold canals scheme.
Media related to inglesham at. A tale of two planes. Weedie at work 18th august 2020.
28th august 2020 so much going on 26th august 2020. Boat crews bombing about 19th august 2020 bob a job 18th august 2020. Well the last year has brought a frenzy of activity from volunteers of the waterway recovery group and the lock chamber is now 99 complete.
Jon pontefract tap click on images to enlarge work on the structure of inglesham lock is now virtually complete. Inglesham bridge is at the tail of inglesham lock and is the last structure on the thames severn canal heading east. During restoration inglesahm bridge during restoration of the adjacent lock inglesahm bridge having damaged brickwork replaced before restoration.
Harper s field unloading a mud hopper 23rd august 2020. Inglesham is the gateway to the cotswold canals restoration and an iconic structure. Inglesham lock in pictures photographs of inglesham lock by gill redford.
Inglesham roundhouse is adjacent to the bridge as can be seen. Inglesham lock bridge is a minor waterways place on the cotswold canals thames and severn canal main section between thames thames and severn canal coln junction furlongs to the northeast and whelford canal feeder arm 3 miles and 2 furlongs and 3 locks to the west. 2017 canal camps weekend digs.
Ever wondered about what s happening in the far east not rioting in hong kong or the activities of huawei but the restoration of inglesham lock. Inglesham lock restoration. Weedie earns its name 17th august 2020.
See latest inglesham lock restoration photos. Background of the inglesham lock project.