Two steel barges used to construct a slipway.
Unpowered steel barge.
The barges were deliberately placed on the foreshore in 2005 as reinforcement for a boatyard slipway.
The steel barges are largely intact. The deck still have bollards, hold coaming and tow points fitted and the holds are lined with timber dunnage on the floor and battens on the sides.
These are similar in style to the barge Laira Bridge 1.
Photographs courtesy of Giles Richardson.
The barges are in Boston's yard at Bayly's Wharf in Oreston.
Position OS: SX 49895 53249
Position GPS: 50.359964, -4.111642
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The barges are on private land so are not accessible to the public.
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