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Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

Restored canal from Oil Mills Bridge looking towards Ryeford
(Photo: 2028 - 20/07/2013)

Before restoration, a significant part of the length between Ryeford Lock and the site of the newly constructed Oil Mills Bridge was infilled with domestic refuse in the 1960's.

Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

Unrestored canal from Oil Mills Bridge looking towards Ryeford
(Photo: 2301 - 01/01/2007)

Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

View of restored canal above Ryeford Lock
(Photo: 2673 - 04/06/2012)

Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

View of unrestored canal above Ryeford Lock
(Photo: 2722 - 01/01/2007)

Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

Site of former sewer obstruction near Oil Mills Bridge
(Photo: 2500 - 17/05/2008)

Holly Tree House Spill Weir

Pound above Ryeford Double Lock

Holly Tree House Spill Weir - no longer visible from towpath
(Photo: 2672 - 01/01/2007)

This structure is adjacent to the canal towpath about 100m or so west from Oil Mills Bridge, in the grounds of Holly Tree House. This weir no longer plays any role in the water-level management in this section of the canal, as this is done by the new Ebley Confluence