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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TQ1278 : Pennie, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1178 : Grand Union Canal and walk by N Chadwick
SP0885 : Lock, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP8814 : Narrow Boats at Bates Boat Yard by PAUL FARMER
TQ1079 : Dry Dock by Tesco by Oast House Archive
TQ1379 : Lock 91, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Regent's Canal at Paddington by Paul Gillett
TQ1578 : M4 crosses Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0887 : Ashted Lock by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Three Bridges by Oast House Archive
SP7459 : Dunston Junction West Lock by Oast House Archive
SP0886 : Bridge 93, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP6165 : Grand Union Canal by Richard Croft
TQ1479 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1383 : Bend, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1578 : Moored on the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1281 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ0593 : Narrow boat, Dick's Folly on the Grand Union Canal at Rickmansworth by PAUL FARMER
TQ1278 : North Hyde Lane Bridge by N Chadwick
SP9320 : Grand Union Canal near Slapton by Oast House Archive
TQ1278 : Norwood Road Bridge by N Chadwick
SP6163 : Bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0885 : Railway bridge over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Grand Union Canal at Paddington by Paul Gillett

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

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