Diving Into The Canal 1897 Photo By Huxtable

Photo reference number: 1839

This is the 'Stone' end of the section of the canal known as the 'Stone and Pad'. It was a popular area for diving, the more adventurous launching themselves from high up by the lock gates. The 'Pad' end was for learners.
Photo and information kindly sent to us by Dafydd Powell.