Keddington Lock history revealed to towpath walkers

It seems swimming in the canal at Keddington Lock might have been just too shocking for some residents in the 1860s when a local newspaper carried a request for it to be banned –ladies too, it read, were “prevented going to Keddington church on account of the irregularities”.

LNT work party installing the information panel at Keddington Lock. Thanks go (to from left): Roger Subden, Richard Drinkel, Alan Coulbeck, Phil Dunham and Pete Brookes
LNT work party installing the information panel at Keddington Lock. Thanks go (to from left): Roger Subden, Richard Drinkel, Alan Coulbeck, Phil Dunham and Pete Brookes

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