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In the pool just below the first of the 14 locks is this bronze scuplture of a dragonfly. Why a dragonfly? These are to be found in abundance along the banks of the canal. Look closer and you will see that is is a collage inspred by canal boats and waterways. The scuplture is the work of Joanne Risley and Barry Callaghan, and was unveiled in 2001.

Dragonfly sculpture
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Upper Grippath Farm
  • Holiday Cottage
  • Sleeps 4, 2 bedrooms
  • £390 to £410 per week
  • Wifi
  • Pets welcome
  • Accessible