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York Castle Mills Lock Pound Paddle Winding Gear p01

Photograph: Lower gate and winding gear of Castle Mills Lock on the Foss Navigation, York.

Image Description

The image shows the lower gate and pound of Castle Mills Lock, on the Foss Navigation in York.

Some of the black-painted winding gear (for the paddles and gates) is clearly visible - for example, mounted on the lock gate (left) and on the paved lockside (right).

A section of the Inner Bailey Wall of York Castle is visible through the trees in the background and the clock tower of the Debtors' Prison Building can be seen rising above it (top centre). The clock tower and trees are being reflected in the still water of the lock pound (centre).