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Sluice Gates near Effingham Road (left) looking towards Bacon Lane Bridge, Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation showing the Towpath before restoration

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Title:Sluice Gates near Effingham Road (left) looking towards Bacon Lane Bridge, Sheffield and South Yorkshire Navigation showing the Towpath before restoration
Location:Sheffield_Nunnery
Photographer:Mr. Peter Marshall
Copyright:Mr. Peter Marshall
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Here the Canal is built on an embankment 10 feet above the valley flooor so in case of a breach sluice gates were built to drain the Canal rapidly into the River Don at the other side of Effingham Road

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