Without consulting a detailed OS map I couldn't give you the exact height
difference between Llantisilio (Horseshoe Falls) and Pontcysyllte, but it
must be measurable as according to my notes this section feeds an average 6
million gallons daily into the canal! I would imagine that the limiting
factor with regards to the incline would be the speed of the current, as
from Llangollen Town Wharf down the canal was a working waterway.
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From: Rose, Edwin <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Monday, January 19, 2004 7:43 AM
Subject: Inclination to canal, was weighbridges
Keith Hunt asked about the inclination of the Llangollen Canal from
Horseshoe falls to Pontcysyllte.
According to the diagrams along the canal, none - it is level. However water
does flow from the first to the second as this is a flowing canal,
originally built as a feeder, which flows eastwards; so there must be some
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