Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Birmingham Canal)

The Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Birmingham Canal) is a narrow canal and is part of the Grand Union Canal. It runs for 4½ furlongs through 6 locks from Proof House Junction (where it joins the Birmingham Canal Navigations (Birmingham and Fazeley Canal - Digbeth Branch)) to Camp Hill Top Lock Winding Hole (where it joins the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Birmingham Canal: widened section - Main Line)).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 7 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

It has a junction with the Grand Union Canal (Birmingham and Warwick Junction Canal) at Bordesley Junction.

Notable features of the waterway include: Camp Hill Locks

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

Relevant publications — Waterway Maps:

Relevant publications — Waterway Guides:

 
 
 
Proof House Junction
Proof House Junction Bridge No 96 a few yards 0 locks
Proof House Railway Bridge (disused) a few yards 0 locks
Proof House Winding Hole
Site of 2nd Warwick Wharf basin (infilled)
a few yards 0 locks
Warwick Bar a few yards 0 locks
Warwick Wharf and Basin (Infilled) ¼ furlongs 0 locks
River Rea Aqueduct (Bordesley) ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Great Barr Street Railway Bridge (disused) 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Great Barr Street Bridge No 95 1¾ furlongs 0 locks
Bordesley Junction 3½ furlongs 0 locks
Camp Hill Bottom Lock No 57 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Adderley Street Bridge No 94
With Pipe Bridge alongside
3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Bordesley Corporation Yard Basin
Infilled
3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Camp Hill Lock No 56 3¾ furlongs 1 lock
Pipe Bridge at Camp Hill Lock No 56 3¾ furlongs 2 locks
Coventry Road Bridge No 93 4 furlongs 2 locks
Camp Hill Lock No 55 4 furlongs 2 locks
Bordesley Middleway West Bridge No 91e 4 furlongs 3 locks
Bordesley Middleway East Bridge No 91d 4 furlongs 3 locks
Camp Hill Locks Winding Hole 4 furlongs 3 locks
Camp Hill Lock No 54 4¼ furlongs 3 locks
Camp Hill Railway Bridges 91c & 91b 4¼ furlongs 4 locks
Camp Hill Lock No 53 4¼ furlongs 4 locks
Camp Hill Top Lock Railway Viaduct 4¼ furlongs 5 locks
Camp Hill Top Lock No 52
Also known as Bordesley Locks
4½ furlongs 5 locks
Camp Hill Top Lock Winding Hole 4½ furlongs 6 locks
 
 
 
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Wikipedia has a page about Grand Union Canal

The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system. Its main line starts in London and ends in Birmingham, stretching for 137 miles (220 km) with 166 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: this latter is now generally referred to as the Old Grand Union Canal to avoid ambiguity.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Grand Union Canal
[Grand Union Canal (old)] [Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race] [Union Canal] [Shropshire Union Canal] [Grand Junction Canal] [Grand Union] [Oxford Canal] [Hertford Union Canal] [Grand Union Canal Carrying Company]
Information retrieved Thursday 31 May 2018 at 16:40