Virtual Journey - Walton to Royston (1)

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Walton Locks, Barnsley Canal
New development of houses off Shay Lane, Walton, on the line of Walton Locks, seen from the site of the former Soap House Bridge.
Walton Locks, Barnsley Canal
The housing development is even named "Walton Locks"!
Walton Locks, Barnsley Canal
On the south side of Shay Lane, the towpath remains as a footpath but gardens and a driveway to houses occupy the site of the canal. The seventh lock in the Walton flight was situated where the low fence now stands.
Walton Locks, Barnsley Canal
The route continues across a green area.
Walton Locks, Barnsley Canal
Looking back towards Shay Lane.
Walton Locks, Barnsley Canal
The line of the canal can be followed between two housing estates. The eighth lock was situated here.
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