Pete’s    Montgomery Canal  Photo-site


Carreghofa to Four Crosses (Section 8)


This section is navigable for portable craft but there are dropped bridges.



(1)

Top lock at Carreghofa.

The Tanat Feeder passes behind the tree on the right of the photo before entering the canal .


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(2)

Top lock at Carreghofa.


Note the familiar Montgomery canal paddle gear by the side of the lock gate.


(3)


This is where the Tanat Feeder enters the canal above the top lock at Carreghofa.


This attractive scene, looking past the entrance to the Tanat Feeder, shows Llanymynech Hill.


(4)

Also near the top of the lock.


A picnic area with a seat has been installed, enabling you to rest and enjoy the pleasant scenery


(5)


A small pond is by the picnic area and a by-weir runs out of it.


(6)


This sign on the barrier tells where you are.


(7)

Old Toll Office.


Also at  Carreghofa Top Lock is this building  by the lock side that was the old toll office.


(8)

Below the top lock is Bridge No.95.


And adjacent are the well kept gardens of the original Lock Keepers Cottage.


(9)

A closer view of Bridge No.95.




(10)

This outlet passing below the bridge feeds the side pond for the bottom lock.


(11)

  Below the top lock you will also find this sign that bans cycling.


  This of course no longer applies.


(12)

Looking back towards the bottom gates of Carreghofa Top Lock.




(13)

This view is looking from under Bridge No.95 in the direction of the Top Lock.



(14)

This is the view from above the bridge.


(15)

By the side of the tow-path you will find this feature.


A Twisted Seat.


(16)

Carreghofa Bottom Lock as seen from under  Bridge No.95.









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