TQ1683 : Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch

taken 7 years ago, near to Perivale, Ealing, Great Britain

Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch
Grand Union Canal - Paddington Branch
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 Norton Junction 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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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 November, 2013   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 17 December, 2013
Geographical Context
Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1638 8387 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.5043N 0:19.3931W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1630 8389
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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