The Grand Union Canal :: Shared Description

The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Braunston and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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TQ1683 : Horsenden Lane North Bridge by N Chadwick
TQ2083 : Grand Union Canal seen from Acton Lane by N Chadwick
TQ1883 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1281 : Narrowboat outside Willowtree Marina by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Lock 93, Hanwell Locks by Oast House Archive
TQ0694 : The Dragonfly Narrow Boat leaving Chess Lock No 81 on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth by PAUL FARMER
SP0886 : Roving Bridge over a branch of the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1883 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP7155 : Boats at Grand Junction by Oast House Archive
SP0887 : Empty! by N Chadwick
TQ1078 : Boathouses, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Beside Lock 94, Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP6991 : Grand Union Canal north of Foxton, Leicestershire by Roger  Kidd
SP4264 : Grand Union Canal and Stockton Bridge by Jo Turner
TQ1179 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1278 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1678 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1983 : Aqueduct, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0985 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6991 : Narrowboat outside Debdale Wharf Marina by Oast House Archive
SP0985 : Industrial buildings by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1281 : Willowtree Marina by Oast House Archive
TQ1584 : Bridge over the Grand Union Canal by Stephen Craven
SP0786 : Bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1883 : Railway bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick

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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Sun, 6 Sep 2015

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