Looking down the drained and fenced off lock flight
All the side pound were drained
The culverts that feed the locks from the side pounds
There were at least a dozen side fenders lying in the silt here
There were an awful lot of sightseers about all fascinated by spectacle of this bit of remarkable engineering. Well done C&RT for allowing people to have a look.
Having seen what I had come to see I walked the two dogs back to Harborough and Joe went off to Braunston to get the micro switch for the errant water pump.
And come Sunday we went into the town for a birthday lunch at the local Thai restaurant. The buffet for £7.95 was excellent value and I am sure that we will be going back to sample more of their fare.