Tixall Wide (Southwest end)

Unnamed Road, Tixall, Stafford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Tixall Wide (Southwest end) is a major waterways place on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) between Milford Bridge No 105 (1 mile and 3 furlongs and 1 lock to the southwest) and Great Haywood Junction (Junction of Trent and Mersey and Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canals) (7¼ furlongs to the east).
The nearest place in the direction of Milford Bridge No 105 is Old Hill Bridge No 107; 4¼ furlongs away.
The nearest place in the direction of Great Haywood Junction is Tixall Wide (Northeast end); 1¾ furlongs away.

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Tixall Wide (Northeast end) — Gazetteer – CanalPlanAC
on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) between Tixall Wide (Southwest end) (1¾ furlongs to the southwest) ...
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engineer “Thomas Telford”, and marked the end of ..... At Broad Water (Tixall Wide or Tixall Broad), the .... the southwest, to the Wolseley Road Pumping.
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There are 2 locks at Swanley but no more until you reach the end of the Llangollen .... Shugborough Hall lies just to the south west of the junction . ... find the beautiful surroundings of Tixall Wide which lie just a short distance along the Staffs ...
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The canal is only 7 m / 23 ft wide, too narrow and shallow for heavy commercial ... The Kennet and Avon Canal is located in the south-west of England linking the .... The northern end of the canal is at Ellesmere Port which was a transhipment port ... before joining the Trent and Mersey canal near the beautiful Tixall Wide.
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Wikipedia has a page about Tixall Wide

Tixall Wide, also known as Tixall Broad or The Broad Water, is a body of water that forms part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal near Tixall in Staffordshire, England, to the south of the former Tixall Hall. The hall was, at that time, owned by Thomas Clifford, the fourth son of Hugh Clifford, 3rd Baron Clifford of Chudleigh, and the grounds had been designed on the advice of the landscape architect Lancelot "Capability" Brown. The lake was probably created during the construction of the canal in 1771. It is said he "gave permission for the canal to pass through his land on the condition that it was made ... wide enough to look like a lake from the house". and thus in order not to spoil the view.

It has also been suggested that the canal was routed to utilise a lake that already existed, in which the angler and writer Izaak Walton had learned to fish.

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