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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TQ1379 : Narrowboat near the top lock by Oast House Archive
TQ1383 : A40 Bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0886 : Industrial building by the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0787 : Grand Union Canal and Walk by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Hanwell Lock, 96 by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Narrowboat Café at Little Venice by Oast House Archive
TQ2681 : Litter collecting boat, Paddington Arm, Grand Union Canal by David Hawgood
SP0786 : Bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Norwood top lock by Oast House Archive
TQ1379 : Lock 90, Norwood Locks by Oast House Archive
TQ1281 : Willowtree Marina by Oast House Archive
TQ1783 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1079 : Canal and towpath by N Chadwick
SP6989 : Foxton Locks by Oast House Archive
SP0886 : Road bridge and rail bridge , Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP8928 : Three Locks by Oast House Archive
SP7258 : Wootton Lock - 4 by Oast House Archive
SP0885 : Lock No. 1, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP7256 : Lock N° 2, Grand Union, Northampton Arm by Oast House Archive
TQ1179 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1079 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2482 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1684 : Autumn, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2382 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick

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Created: Sat, 21 Nov 2009, Updated: Wed, 11 Sep 2013

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