Historylinks Year: 2003
The sluice gates at The Mound viewed from the south. The eight gates, at water level, where raised by chain and pulley wheel system (see 2011_086_05) connected to a winch. The sluice gate system is thought to have been installed in 1834 to a design by Thomas Telford.
Picture added on 30 September 2011 at 12:29