RIVERS and canals are steeped in history, and they’re also a favourite haunt for dog walkers too.
And an Elland man is calling for more information about a former lock-keeper’s cottage along the canal which runs through Brighouse and Elland.
Iain Carter, of Elland Road, took this snap of a lock known as North Cut in Brighouse, while walking his dog.
He said: “I’ve just moved to the area and have been walking along the canal there a few times.
“It’s usually full of runners, dog walkers, fishermen and cyclists on a Sunday.
“There are locks all along the canal and at this one there is a building which you can see in the distance which I imagine used to be a lock-keeper’s base but I don’t know for sure, can any readers help?
“It’s empty now and a bit run down. Not sure if it’s used for anything.”
British Waterways looks after 2,200 miles of rivers and canals, including the Huddersfield broad and narrow canals.
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