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Canalside Memorial Bench

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This carving, a lovely detail, can be found on a memorial bench overlooking the pond above Lock 19, and just before Bridge 35, of the Lapworth Flight.

I took a few moments to enjoy the detail of the carving, and appreciate the time and effort some nameless person had put into creating a thing of great beauty and simplicity; later I took a couple of photos and thought about how wonderful it would be to see carvings on many more memorial benches, perhaps celebrating the person, the locality or local customs…

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