Ecluse de Montgiscard Lock Canal Du Midi

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Ecluse de Montgiscard Lock Canal Du Midi

(esclusa sluseport sluis Schleuse sluse chiuse sluss)

 

PK (Point Kilométrique): 24.915

Year of Construction: 1674

Type of lock: Simple (previously double)

 

Lock keeper presence: no

Water drop (meters): 3.82

Bike path side: North side

 

An ancient washing station is still visible here as well.  It is the covered structure upstream of the lock, opposite the bike path.  People used to come here to wash their clothes.  It is one of the best preserved washing stations along the entire canal.

 

 

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