Virtual Journey - Wakefield to Walton (3)

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Barnsley Canal between Oakenshaw and Walton
Looking north-west, towards Oakenshaw.
Barnsley Canal between Oakenshaw and Walton
This part of the canal has been restored recently, with the wash walls being formed with gabions. At the end of this section, the canal is culverted.
Barnsley Canal between Oakenshaw and Walton
Looking back from the culvert.
Barnsley Canal between Oakenshaw and Walton
South of Chevet Terrace, the line of the canal is now hidden beneath landscaped spoil.
Barnsley Canal, Walton
Looking back from School Lane, Walton, half a mile further on. The line of the canal curves round between the field and the houses and is overgrown. Three of the twelve locks in the Walton flight were situated along this section.
Barnsley Canal, Walton
The infilled bridge near School Lane, Lower Town, Walton. The fourth Walton lock was immediately beyond the bridge. The line of the canal from here to Shay Lane is innaccessible and has been partly built on.
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