Along the Oxford Canal some of the bridges have the letters "OCC" on them. In the past I assumed these stood for "Oxfordshire County Council", mainly because I was - or thought I was - in Oxfordshire at the time.
And then it came to me.
Of course - "Oxford Canal Company". This makes sense as the date on the bridge, 1941, is seven years before the waterways were nationalised.
Am I right?
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