2 edition of Old Union canals of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire found in the catalog.
Old Union canals of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire
Old Union Canals Society.
|Statement||edited by Leslie Hales and John Pyper.|
|Contributions||Hales, Leslie., Pyper, John.|
Browse and buy a vast selection of Transport (Water) Books and Collectibles on Delph Books PBFA Member. Edit Your Search. Results (1 The Old Union Canals of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. Published by The Old Union Canals Society, Great Britain () Used. Softcover. About this Item: The Old Union Canals Society, Great Britain, Soft Cover.
The Leicester Line A History of the Old Union and Grand Union Canals by Stevens Philip A. David & Charles, pp, illus, photos, maps, very few marks on either book or jacket that it is ex library otherwise book and jacket are in very good condition. Jacket has clear protective coating.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Ex-Library. The Northampton Arm was opened in and links The Grand Union Canal at Gayton Junction - via the River Nene - to Peterborough and The River Nene is fully navigable and at Peterborough the river becomes tidal.. For more detailed information, follow the links below.
Old Union Canals Society's charitable objectives: To promote, encourage, foster and co-ordinate public interest, study and activity in all aspects, past, present and future, of all inland waterways, especially those canals, feeders and reservoirs formerly planned and owned by the leicestershire and nOrthamptonshire union canal company (old. The Grand Union mainline forms part of the Thames Ring, with the River Thames & Oxford Canal. The Warwickshire Ring includes the Birmingham & Fazeley Canal, Coventry Canal and sections of the Grand Union and Oxford Canals. See our Warwickshire Ring Cruising Guide.. The Leicester Section forms part of the Leicester Ring, with the Trent & Mersey Canal, Coventry Canal & North Oxford Canal.
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Book details by The Old Union Canals Society (reprint) Price: £ The Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal was to have been the last link in the series of Navigations linking the Thames and London with the Trent and Derby-Nottingham coal fields. The Leicester Line: A history of the Old Union and Grand Union Canals, (Inland waterways histories) [Stevens, Philip A] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
The Leicester Line: A history of the Old Union and Grand Union Canals Author: Philip A. Stevens. Buy The " Old Union " Canals Of Leicestershire And Northamptonshire by Hales and Pyper (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The " Old Union " Canals Of Leicestershire And Northamptonshire: : Hales and Pyper: BooksAuthor: Hales and Pyper. The Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal, soon shortened to the “Union Canal”,came into being following an Act of Parliament on 30th Aprilto build a canal from Leicester via Aylestone, Blaby, Wigston, Kibworth, a tunnel at Foxton (above which the branch would leave for Market Harborough), and onwards via Oxenden and.
The Old Union Canals of Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Published by The Old Union Canals Society, Great Britain (). The Old Union Canals comprise the original Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal and the original Grand Union Canal (not to be confused with the later company and amalgamation of canals of the same formed in For more information, the drop down menu will take you to the the various stages of the Old Union Canals story.
by The Old Union Canals Society (reprint) Price: £ The Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal was to have been the last link in the series of Navigations linking the Thames and London with the Trent and Derby-Nottingham coal fields.
This book is dedicated to Blisworth historian George Freeston, whose foresight brought about the preservation of the Millner letters at a time when no-one cared, and when local history and canals in particular were less popular subjects for study than they are today.
What is now called the ‘Leicester Line’ comprised two canals that were bought by the Grand Junction Canal in the Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Union Canal and the ‘old’ Grand Union Canal. The River Soar had been made navigable up to Loughborough byand the route was extended to Leicester in Historical description Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal, a canal in Leicestershire, commencing at West Bridge, Leicester, and ending at Market Harborough.
For about 3 miles from its commencement it passes along the. The Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) is a broad canal and is part of the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section).It runs for 15 miles and 3¼ furlongs through 21 locks from Foxton Junction (where it joins the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch) and the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union.
The Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal is a canal in England that is now part of the Grand Union was authorised by an Act of Parliament in to connect Leicester to the Nene near Northampton and to join the projected line of the Grand Junction Canal but by the canal was only complete from Leicester to Market the.
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Century Informer () The Forest Canal. James Barnes and, again, Thomas Telford were involved in proposing routes and a Parliamentary Bill was approved on 24th May for the Grand Union Canal to run from the Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal at Foxton to join the Grand Junction Canal at Watford.
The Grand Union Canal Company had authorised capital of £, and. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. You are viewing all stock in the "NORTHAMPTONSHIRE" category. We currently have 11 books in this category in stock. 11 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.
The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal main line starts in London and ends in Birmingham, stretching for miles ( km) with locks.
It has arms to places including Leicester, Slough, Aylesbury, Wendover and Northampton. The Grand Union Canal was also the original name for part of what is now part of the Leicester Line of the modern Grand Union. The Society was formed in to promote all aspects of canals, but with particular interest in the “Old Union Canals” between West Bridge in Leicester and Norton Junction near Daventry.
The Society campaigned through the 's to save these waterways from threatened closure and its members were very active in the restoration and.
Concerned about the continuing viability of the Grand Union Canal as a route for additional traffic for their own canal, in latethe Grand Junction company inspected the Grand Union Canal and the Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal, and wrote to both, about the possible measures to increase traffic.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, leaf. illustrations (including 1 color), maps 23 cm. Series Title: Inland waterways histories. A map of the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal The map displays a range of services available on the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal.
Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen. The Grand Union Canal Conservation Area was designated by Leicestershire County Council in October It is a 48 kilometre long linear area extending from Welford (located on the Northamptonshire and Leicestershire border) to the City of Leicester (at Aylestone).A new canal, the Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Union Canal would link the river Soar with the river Nene.
However, like many great ideas, the money ran out before the imagination did and the line reached just 17 of the proposed 44 miles, coming to a stop at Debdale Wharf near Kibworth Beauchamp.Leicester Line Canal Walk. Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire.
km / 79 miles. This walk comprises a trail along the towpaths of the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line, the River Soar Navigation and the Erewash Canal. It leaves the main Grand Union Canal at Norton Junction, goes through Leicester and.