Pete's Montgomery Canal Photo-site.
Queens Head to Maesbury (Section3. Page 2).
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Leaving Aston bottom lock.
Heading towards Maesbury Marsh we come to Red Bridge (Number 77).
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View from under Red Bridge (Number 77 ).
Looking south from under Red Bridge.
Well established banks on either side of the canal.
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Red Bridge (Number 77).
As seen from the towpath on the  Maesbury  Marsh side of the bridge.
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Leaving Red Bridge.
A pleasant  walk along the mature towpath.
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Park Mill Bridge (Number 78).
Approaching Park Mill Bridge from the direction of Welsh Frankton.
Maps show a winding point to the right, before the bridge but, as can be seen from the photo, this is no longer useable.
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Park Mill Bridge ( Number 78).
A closer view of Park Mill Bridge showing the reed bed that has now completely closed this section of the winding hole.
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Park Mill Bridge.
This pleasant scene was taken from the top of Park Mill Bridge.
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Park Mill Bridge (Number 78).
This photo of Park Mill Bridge was taken from the towpath on its southern approach.
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South of Park Mill Bridge.
Site of an ancient spillway that has been restored by the Waterway Recovery Group.
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Spillway.
Another view of the restored spillway mentioned in the previous photo caption.
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Mile Post.
Sited by the hedge on the towpath side of the canal  near the spillway is a mile post with the words.
Newtown 29 miles. Welsh Frankton  6 miles. Montgomery Canal.
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Nearer to Maesbury Marsh.
The channel is clear.
The chimney seen on the far bank  used to belong to an old bone works that produced fertiliser and glue.
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Maesbury Marsh.
Narrow boats moored by the offside bank show that this section is now navigable.
(Opened to navigation spring 2003).
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Maesbury Marsh.( Bridge 79).
This original building now forms part of the Navigation Inn.
On this site, a malt kiln was converted into a stable in 1901.
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