|KHLONG KLAEP (คลองแกลบ)
|Text by Tricky Vandenberg - April 2013
|Khlong Klaep or the "Paddy Husk Canal" is a defunct canal situated off the city island in the western area of Ayutthaya of which some stretches still
can be seen today.
The 1.5 Km long canal has its mouth at the former Lopburi River, today the Chao Phraya River. The canal continued under the same name on the
opposite side on Ayutthaya's city island until Khlong Chakrai Yai.
Khlong Klaep ran south of Wat Lot Chong, passed by Tamnak Jao Phraya Kalahom (also called Tamnak Phra Jao Prasat Thong) and continued
until the moat of Wat Suren, south of Wat Worachet.
The canal stood likely in connection with Wat Chai Watthanaram and Khlong Chai Watthanaram.