SP5365 : Grand Union Canal, Braunston

taken 12 days ago, near to Braunston, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Grand Union Canal, Braunston
Grand Union Canal, Braunston
'Hollie' is moored by the towpath just west of bridge 91; in the background is the Boat House, a Marston's pub.
The Grand Union Canal
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
Thursday, 5 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5342 6595 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.3458N 1:13.0944W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5349 6593
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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