SP3684 : Hawkesbury Junction, 1987

taken 30 years ago, near to Hawkesbury, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Hawkesbury Junction, 1987
Hawkesbury Junction, 1987
The canal straight on is the Coventry Canal, terminating at Coventry. The canal at left is the end of the Oxford Canal, the boat is doing a U turn into it. Originally, because of inter-company rivalry, the two canals continued side-by-side some way towards Coventry. Eventually an agreement was reached and the Oxford canal truncated here, with this awkward junction.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 May, 1987   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 January, 2010
Category
Waterways > Canal junction   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 361 845 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.4571N 1:28.1387W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 362 846
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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