When the Grand Junction Canal was built the river Great Ouse was crossed on the level. This entailed boats locking down to the river and up again the other side. Having walked through the foot tunnel under the aqueduct I found part of the original canal still in water.
An old lock gate appeared to be floating in a lake.
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