Plankbridge Papsluis - Werkendam, NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!
N 51° 47.308 E 004° 54.607
31U E 631741 N 5739236
Quick Description: This 19th century lock once had the function of flooding the land if this was desired from a military point of view and it has a plank bridge crossing it.
Location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Date Posted: 4/17/2022 8:58:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM16245
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The Papsluis is an impeller lock and is part of the New Dutch Waterline. It is the most southern inundation lock and is located in the dike on the Bakkerskil. It was used to flood the area behind, especially the Uppelse polder, in the event of an attack."

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Type: Plank Bridge

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