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Picture of a lock at the canalThrough an article in The Independent in March 2002 I heard of the Cotswold Canal. The canal was abandoned during the first half of the 20th century and is blocked in a lot of places. Restoration is now under way to reopen the canal. I visited a stretch of it near Cerney Wick during Easter 2002. On the left the remains of one of the many locks along the canal. Next to it one of several round houses along the canal (also below right). Picture of the overgrown canal near Cerney Wick
In some areas the canal is just badly overgrown (above right), in other areas it is filled in completely (below left). A lot of work to be done to reopen this stretch of the canal...
Picture of a round house near Cerney Wick
Picture of a filled in canal