Braunston Tunnel (West end)
|Braunston Lock No 4||3½ furlongs|
|Braunston Lock No 5||3 furlongs|
|Braunston Top Lock Bridge No 5||2½ furlongs|
|Braunston Top Lock No 6||2¼ furlongs|
|Braunston Top Lock Visitor Moorings||1¾ furlongs|
|Braunston Tunnel (West end)|
|Braunston Tunnel (East end)||1 mile, 1¼ furlongs|
|Welton Wharf Bridge No 6||1 mile, 2¾ furlongs|
|Welton Wharf||1 mile, 3 furlongs|
|Thrupp Covert Bridge No 7||2 miles, 1 furlong|
|Lords Bridge No 8||2 miles, 3¼ furlongs|
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- THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL - a highway laid with water.
- An account of the Grand Junction Canal, 1792 - 1928, with a postscript. By Ian Petticrew and Wendy Austin.
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Braunston Tunnel is on the Grand Union Canal about 830 yds (760 m) east of Braunston, Northamptonshire, England top lock. It is in the northern outskirts of Daventry, about 2 km east of the village of Braunston.
Braunston Tunnel is 2,042 yards (1,867 m) in length. Built by Jessop and Barnes, the tunnel has no towpath and is 4.8m wide by 3.76m high.
It was opened in 1796. Its construction was delayed by soil movement and it was probably the resulting movement that led to the tunnel having a slight 'S' bend. There is room for two 7 ft (2.13 m) beam boats to pass. There are three air shafts along its length.
The tunnel passes underground alongside another Grand Union Canal feature, Drayton Reservoir, from which the feeder enters the canal at the east end of the tunnel.
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1433 yards to the south.
- Metro Rod Northampton (Sewer Service, Public Utility Company)
1567 yards to the south.
- Greenman Services (Gardener, Garden Center, Landscape Company)
1464 yards to the northwest.
- Middlemore Farm (British Restaurant, Bar & Grill)
974 yards to the southeast.
- Drayton Reservoir (Landmark & Historical Place)
1356 yards to the southeast.
- Braunston (Locality)
1617 yards to the northwest.
- The Beauty Room (Nail Salon)
938 yards to the southeast.
- The Admiral Nelson (Pub, Beer Garden)
1021 yards to the northwest.
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232 yards to the northeast.
- BrightCloud Technologies (Computer Repair Service)
1470 yards to the southeast.
- Rugby and Daventry Sailing Club (Sports Club)
1322 yards to the southeast.
- Bragborough Hall Holidays (Cottage, Farm)
1050 yards to the northeast.
- Hankook Tyre UK (Tire Dealer & Repair Shop)
1133 yards to the south.
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1076 yards to the west.
- Bargain Booze Middlemore (Wine, Beer & Spirits Store, ShoppingRetail)
1177 yards to the southeast.
- Bragborough Beef (Farm, Butcher Shop)
715 yards to the north.
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939 yards to the south.
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983 yards to the southeast.
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1204 yards to the south.
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1559 yards to the south.
- Londis (Grocery Store)
1123 yards to the southeast.
- Biesse Group U K (Local Service)
1345 yards to the south.
- Union Canal Carriers (Boat Rental, Recreation & Fitness, Arts & Entertainment)
1267 yards to the northwest.
- Bentley Rowe Ltd (Construction Company, Contractor)
1544 yards to the south.
- Laura Sturrock (Accountant, Local Service)
1250 yards to the northwest.
- Cablework (ShoppingRetail)
1076 yards to the east.
- Astin Point Management Limited (Real Estate, Local Service)
1576 yards to the south.
- Drayton Field Industrial Estate (Commercial & Industrial)
1705 yards to the south.
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1158 yards to the southeast.
- Intelligent Motion Control (Local Service)
1636 yards to the south.
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1442 yards to the southeast.
- Daventry Windows (Contractor, Local Service)
1522 yards to the south.
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1529 yards to the southeast.
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1516 yards to the south.
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1522 yards to the south.
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1477 yards to the southeast.
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1483 yards to the southeast.
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1495 yards to the south.
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1617 yards to the southeast.
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1528 yards to the south.