Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Hatherton Canal)

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Hatherton Canal) is a narrow canal and is part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. It runs for 7 miles through 17 locks from Hatherton Junction (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood)) to Lords Hayes Branch - Hatherton Canal Junction (under restoration) (where it joins the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Lords Hayes Branch (Under Restoration))).

The exact dimensions of the largest boat that can travel on the waterway are not known. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

Notable features of the waterway include: M6 Tunnel, M6 Toll Tunnel, Railway Tunnel, David Suchet Tunnel and Watling Street Tunnel

This waterway is excluded by default from route planning with the following explanation: "under restoration"

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Hatherton Junction
Junction of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal and the Hatherton Canal (under restoration)
Junction Bridge, Kings Road ½ furlongs 0 locks
Calf Heath Locks No 1 ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Calf Heath Locks No 2
Lock to be used as narrows when the Hatherton canal is restored.
1½ furlongs 1 lock
Dog Bridge 3¼ furlongs 1 lock
Dog Lock No 2
New Lock
3½ furlongs 1 lock
M6 Tunnel (South end) 3¾ furlongs 2 locks
M6 Tunnel (North end) 4 furlongs 2 locks
Scrawpers End Bridge
Access to the towpath is available from here to the Roman Way Bridge.
5¼ furlongs 2 locks
Saredon Mill Bridge 7 furlongs 2 locks
Cross Bridge 1 mile and 1 furlong 2 locks
Catch (Cats) Bridge 1 mile and 3 furlongs 2 locks
Bridge No 7 (demolished) 1 mile and 4¼ furlongs 2 locks
Meadow Lock No 3 1 mile and 4¾ furlongs 2 locks
Cherry Tree Bridge No 8
Access to the towpath is available from here (Roman Way) to Scrawpers End Bridge, Oak Lane.
2 miles 3 locks
Wedges Mill Bridge 2 miles and 1½ furlongs 3 locks
Wedges Mill Lock No 4 2 miles and 1½ furlongs 3 locks
Jovey's Lock No 5 2 miles and 3½ furlongs 4 locks
STW Pipe Crossing 2 miles and 3¾ furlongs 5 locks
Walkmill Lane Bridge 2 miles and 7¾ furlongs 5 locks
M6 Toll Tunnel (East end) 3 miles and ½ furlongs 5 locks
M6 Toll Tunnel (West end) 3 miles and 1 furlong 5 locks
Reservoir Lock No 6 3 miles and 1¼ furlongs 5 locks
Railway Tunnel (West end) 3 miles and 3½ furlongs 6 locks
Railway Tunnel (East end) 3 miles and 3¾ furlongs 6 locks
Walsall Road Culvert
Emergency access to the toll road
3 miles and 4¾ furlongs 6 locks
Churchbridge Lock No 7 3 miles and 5 furlongs 6 locks
David Suchet Tunnel (East end) 3 miles and 5½ furlongs 7 locks
David Suchet Tunnel (West end) 3 miles and 6 furlongs 7 locks
Lift Bridge 4 miles and ¾ furlongs 7 locks
Streetway Lock No 8 4 miles and 1¼ furlongs 7 locks
Lift Bridge (A5) 4 miles and 2 furlongs 8 locks
Watling Street Tunnel (North end) 4 miles and 3½ furlongs 8 locks
Watling Street Tunnel (South end) 4 miles and 3¾ furlongs 8 locks
Watling Street Lock No 9 4 miles and 3¾ furlongs 8 locks
Lift Bridge (Holford) 4 miles and 5¾ furlongs 9 locks
Holford Lock No 10 4 miles and 5¾ furlongs 9 locks
Gains Lock No 11 4 miles and 7 furlongs 10 locks
Lift Bridge (Farm Track) 4 miles and 7¾ furlongs 11 locks
Lift Bridge (Near Gains Lane) 5 miles and 2¾ furlongs 11 locks
Gorsey Lane Bridge 5 miles and 4¼ furlongs 11 locks
Dark Lane Lock No 12 5 miles and 6¾ furlongs 11 locks
Pylon Lock No 13 6 miles and ¼ furlongs 12 locks
Cadman's Lock No 14 6 miles and 1½ furlongs 13 locks
Washbrook Lock No 15 6 miles and 3¾ furlongs 14 locks
Golfers Lock No 16 6 miles and 5¼ furlongs 15 locks
Colliery Lock No 17 6 miles and 7½ furlongs 16 locks
Lords Hayes Branch - Hatherton Canal Junction (under restoration)
Junction of the Hatherton Canal and the Lords Hayes Branch (under restoration)
7 miles 17 locks
 
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is a navigable narrow canal in Staffordshire and Worcestershire in the English Midlands. It is 46 miles (74 km) long, linking the River Severn at Stourport in Worcestershire with the Trent and Mersey Canal at Haywood Junction by Great Haywood.

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Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:09