Gennets Bridge Lock
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The nearside (tow path side) chamber wall has reached coping stone level along most of it length. View looking south towards Loxwood. (May 3, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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Forming the coping 'stones' on the nearside lock chamber wall. Note the bollard embedded in the concrete. (Apr 6, 2017.) (Photo: Richard Emsley)

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Adding more brick courses to the south parapet wall of Gennets's accommodation bridge. (Apr 6, 2017.) (Photo: Richard Emsley)

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Coping stones temporarily placed on the north (up stream) parapet wall of Gennets's accommodation bridge. View looking west. (Apr 6, 2017.) (Photo: Richard Emsley)

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Spreading the concrete to form the copings on the offside lock chamber wall. (Mar 30, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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The east end (lock side) of the northern parapet wall. Loxwood direction is the right of the picture. (Mar 30, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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Building one of the piers at the end of the parapet wall. (Mar 23, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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Brickwork on nearside chamber wall is within three courses of the coping level. The lower gate recess is on the left and one of the ladder recesses is on the extreme right of the picture. (Mar 23, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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Preparing the form work for the upper part of the nearside (towpath side) of the Top cill. (Mar 23, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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The concrete casting for the upper offside cill is now complete, with the paddle culvert to the right and the back pumping culvert to the left. The bare concrete will be clad in bricks in the same way as the main chamber walls. (Mar 16, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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Laying an inner course the bridge parapet wall. Steel reinforcing netting is sandwiched between the two brick walls and the cavity filled with concrete. This results in a very strong wall which can withstand vehicles. (Mar 10, 2017.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

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The nearside (towpath side) lower gate quoin being cemented into place. (Jul 7, 2016.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)
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Bricklaying at the head of the lock. The shuttering in place above for casting the concrete for the paddle culverts. (Jul 7, 2016.) (Photo: Geoff Thomas)

Part 7 of Southland Lock construction.
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