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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SP0887 : Ashted Locks by N Chadwick
TL0800 : Hunton Bridge No 162 by Mat Fascione
TQ1379 : Grand Union Canal Walk by N Chadwick
TQ1783 : Swans, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP9123 : Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP0887 : Bottom Lock, Ashted Locks by N Chadwick
SP5365 : Narrowboat at Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
SP0787 : Love Lane Bridge by N Chadwick
SP0886 : Lock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ0593 : Mill End Bridge No 174 by Mat Fascione
TQ0593 : Narrow boat, Trinity on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth by PAUL FARMER
TQ1079 : Grand Union Canal by Oast House Archive
TQ1678 : Lock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP8928 : Three Locks by Oast House Archive
TQ0492 : Pipebridge across the Grand Union Canal by Mat Fascione
SP5965 : Grand Union Canal and Oxford Canal by Oast House Archive
SP6989 : Foxton former boat lift by Oast House Archive
TQ1479 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1179 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1677 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Canal overflow at Osterley Park weir by Stephen Craven
TQ0899 : Lady Capel's Lock No 74 by Mat Fascione
SP6991 : Debdale Wharf Bridge north-west of Foxton, Leicestershire by Roger  Kidd
TQ1379 : Lock 91, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick

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

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