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York River Foss at Castle Mills Lock looking North p01

Photograph: Foss Basin & Castle Mills Lock, with the inner bailey wall of York Castle beyond.

Image Description

The image shows the River Foss at Castle Mills Lock (centre-right) at the point where it joins Foss Basin (foreground, bottom-left).

Parts of the following can be seen in the background (from left to right):

The top of the image is filled with a clear blue sky.

Reflections of many of the above can be seen in the slightly rippled surface of the water (bottom).

At the extreme left hand side of the image, a small patch of white water can be seen. This is the outflow from the bypass sluice.