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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TQ2083 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
SP9027 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Norwood top lock by Oast House Archive
SP0787 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1383 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1281 : Narrowboats, Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ2681 : Beauchamp Electric Barge - Floating Classroom by David Hawgood
TQ1383 : Narrowboats under a weeping willow by N Chadwick
TQ1484 : Moored narrowboat by N Chadwick
SP0985 : Basin, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1079 : Bulls Bridge Wet and Dry Dock by N Chadwick
TQ1677 : A4 over the Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Bridge 204 by Oast House Archive
SP8414 : Grand Union towards Aylesbury by Oast House Archive
TQ1178 : Canal and towpath by N Chadwick
SP0985 : Bridge 90, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1479 : Lock 93, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
SP0886 : South Portal, Curzon Street Tunnel, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ2083 : Covered bridge, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1180 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1384 : Narrowboat, Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1379 : Grand Union Canal by N Chadwick
TQ1584 : Bridge 15a, Grand Union - Paddington Branch by N Chadwick
TQ1281 : Grand Union Canal and Walk by N Chadwick
TQ1584 : Bridge 15b, 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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