National Geographic : 1922 May
484 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE FLADBURY LOCK, ON TIIE AVON, TYPICAL OF THE LITTLE USED WATERWAY This lock would not fill, so the author and his companion had to portage their canoe nearly three-quarters of a mile. Note the bushes growing out of the gate itself. Photographs by R. 1. Evans FLEET INN, ON THE AVON NEAR TEWKESBURY Notice the ferry, with its gates at either end .to prevent animals breaking overboard if alarmed. Edward, Prince of Wales, slain by the Yorkists in 1471, is buried in the magnificent abbey church near by, one of the finest specimens of early Norman architecture in England.