Grand Junction Canal

Cow Roast to Berkhamsted


Travel North along the Canal

From Craven's 1854 Directory for Hertfordshire



On the Grand Junction Canal

(Broadwater Lock)

Bedwell Card with no number

circa 1904

No larger image available

On the Canal, Berkhamstead

Probably Broadway Lock (No53), circa 1903

No publisher - back identical to Downer post cards of similar date

Barges on the Canal

by Alice Des Clayes

Possibly looking under King Road Bridge

Berkhamsted Station (and Canal)

Taken from under Kings Road Bridge circa 1903

No publisher - back identical to Downer post cards of similar date

Railway Station (and Canal)

Published by Loosley & Sons, Berkhamsted. Posted 1908

Taken from Castle Street Bridge

The Station, Berkhamsted, circa 1910 - Published by LN in Castle Series

The Canal and Barges near Berkhamsted Railway Station

Castle Series card No 520

The Canal and Station, Berkhamsted

Valentine card no 39153 - photographed in 1903

Taken from Castle Street Bridge

Railway Station & Canal

Crudely coloured early card circa 1903

 no publisher information

Canal & Railway Station

reprint of c1905 picture

Pamlin Prints

Taken from Castle Street Bridge

No larger images available

The Canal in the 21st Century

Click on pictures for bigger images & walk along the canal

Cow Roast Lock No 46

Note Lock Keeper's Cottage

Dudswell Bottom Lock No 48

Dudswell Bridge No 138

Northchurch Top Lock No 49

Note pumping station

Northchurch Bridge No 139

Bush's Lock No 50

Gas Top Lock No 51

Gas Bottom Lock No 52

Footbridge No 140A

Footbridge No 140B

Berkhamsted Top Lock No 53

Broadwater Lock

Lower Kings Road Bridge

Castle Street Bridge No 141


December 2009   Page Reorganised
May 2014   Improved version of Castle Series Card
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September 2015   Complete Rewrite with many new images including Geograph pictures