Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Stanley Dock Branch)
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Stanley Dock Branch) is a broad canal and is part of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It runs for 2 furlongs through 4 locks from Stanley Dock (where it joins the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Liverpool Link)) to Stanley Dock Cut Junction (where it joins the Leeds and Liverpool Canal (Main Line - Liverpool to Wigan)).
The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.
Notable features of the waterway include: Stanley LocksThe navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust
Relevant publications — Waterway Maps:
- Waterway Routes 01M - England and Wales Map
- Waterway Routes 10M - Leeds and Liverpool Canal Map (Downloadable)
Relevant publications — Waterway Guides:
- Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides No 5 - North West & the Pennines
- Pearson's Canal Companion: Leeds & Liverpool - West Yorkshire Waterways
Relevant publications — Waterway Histories:
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|Great Howard Street Bridge
A short tunnel rather than a bridge
|½ furlongs||0 locks|
|Stanley Bottom Lock Footbridge||½ furlongs||0 locks|
|Stanley Bottom Lock No 4||¾ furlongs||0 locks|
|Stanley Lock No 3 Footbridge||1 furlong||1 lock|
|Stanley Lock Railway Bridge||1 furlong||1 lock|
|Stanley Lock No 3||1 furlong||1 lock|
|Stanley Lock No 2 Footbridge||1¼ furlongs||2 locks|
|Stanley Lock No 2||1¼ furlongs||2 locks|
|Stanley Top Lock Footbridge||1¾ furlongs||3 locks|
|Stanley Top Lock||1¾ furlongs||3 locks|
|Stanley Dock Pipe Bridge||2 furlongs||4 locks|
|Stanley Dock Cut Junction||2 furlongs||4 locks|
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Wikipedia has a page about Leeds and Liverpool Canal
The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is a canal in Northern England, linking the cities of Leeds and Liverpool. Over a distance of 127 miles (204 km), it crosses the Pennines, and includes 91 locks on the main line. It has several small branches, and in the early 21st century a new link was constructed into the Liverpool docks system.