SP6695 : Grand Union Canal near Fleckney, Leicestershire

taken 4 years ago, near to Fleckney, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Grand Union Canal near Fleckney, Leicestershire
Grand Union Canal near Fleckney, Leicestershire
The narrowing here is due to the canal crossing Burton Brook on an aqueduct. It is marked as Glen Aqueduct in Nicholson's waterways guides.
Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section)
The Leicester section branches off the main line at Braunston and it is 66 miles long with 59 locks (including two five chamber staircase locks at Foxton) and two tunnels. Near Leicester it continues into the River Soar, hence to the River Trent south of Long Eaton.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6615 9508 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.9734N 1:1.5528W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6617 9505
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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