Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood)

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Autherley to Great Haywood) is a narrow canal and is part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. It runs for 20 miles and 4 furlongs through 12 locks from Autherley Junction (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Aldersley to Autherley) and the Shropshire Union Canal (Birmingham and Liverpool Junction Canal - Main Line)) to Great Haywood Junction (where it joins the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Fradley to Great Haywood) and the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Great Haywood to Etruria)).

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 7 feet and 6 inches. The maximum draught is not known.

It has junctions with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stafford Riverway Link) at Staffordshire and Worcestershire - Stafford Branch Junction and with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Hatherton Canal) at Hatherton Junction.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Autherley Junction
Blaydon Road Bridge No 66 ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Marsh Lane Bridge No 67 (South End of Narrows) 6¼ furlongs 0 locks
Autherley Narrows Passing Point (South) 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Autherley Narrows Passing Point(north) 1 mile 0 locks
Forster Bridge No 68 1 mile and ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Autherley Narrows (North end) 1 mile and 1¼ furlongs 0 locks
Fordhouses Aqueduct
Over a small stream
1 mile and 4 furlongs 0 locks
Coven Heath M54 Motorway Bridge 1 mile and 5½ furlongs 0 locks
Homelands Park private moorings and wharf 1 mile and 6¼ furlongs 0 locks
Coven Heath Pipe Bridge 1 mile and 7 furlongs 0 locks
Coven Heath Bridge No 69 1 mile and 7¼ furlongs 0 locks
Brinsford Bridge No 70 2 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Three Hammers Farm Winding Hole 2 miles and 4¼ furlongs 0 locks
Cross Green Bridge No 71
The Anchor Inn. Coven Village half a mile northwest
2 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
The Anchor Inn (Cross Green) 2 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Cross Green Visitor Moorings
A long stretch of good moorings
2 miles and 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Slade Heath Winding Hole 3 miles and 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Slade Heath Bridge No 72 3 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Slade Heath Railway Bridge 3 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Aspley Wharf
Not sure if it is a wharf on the towpath but....
3 miles and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Laches Bridge No 73 4 miles and ¾ furlongs 0 locks
Moat House Bridge No 74 4 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Latherford Winding Hole 4 miles and 6 furlongs 0 locks
Deepmore Bridge No 75 5 miles 0 locks
Hatherton Aqueduct 5 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Hatherton Junction Bridge 5 miles and 3 furlongs 0 locks
Hatherton Junction
Junction of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal and the Hatherton Canal (under restoration)
5 miles and 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Straight Mile Turn
A very sharp turn on the edge of a wood.
5 miles and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Long Molls Bridge No 76 5 miles and 6¾ furlongs 0 locks
Calf Heath Bridge No 77
Winding hole is next to bridge
6 miles and 2¾ furlongs 0 locks
Schenectady works bridge 6 miles and 4¾ furlongs 0 locks
Calf Heath Works First Footbridge 6 miles and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Calf Heath Works Second Pipe Bridge 6 miles and 5¼ furlongs 0 locks
Calf Heath Works First Pipe Bridge 6 miles and 5½ furlongs 0 locks
Gravelly Way Bridge No 78 7 miles 0 locks
Four Ashes Bridge No 78A 7 miles 0 locks
Gailey Visitor Moorings above Lock (48 hour) 7 miles and 3¾ furlongs 0 locks
Gailey Visitor Moorings above Lock (5 day) 7 miles and 4¾ furlongs 0 locks
Gailey Wharf 7 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
Gailey Top Lock 7 miles and 6½ furlongs 0 locks
Gailey Bridge No 79 7 miles and 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Gailey Visitor Moorings below Lock 7 miles and 7 furlongs 1 lock
Brick Kiln Lock No 33 8 miles and ½ furlongs 1 lock
Boggs Lock No 34 8 miles and 2½ furlongs 2 locks
Rodbaston Lock No 35 8 miles and 5 furlongs 3 locks
Rodbaston Bridge No 80 8 miles and 5 furlongs 4 locks
Rodbaston Aqueduct 8 miles and 6¾ furlongs 4 locks
Littleton Colliery Railway Bridge No 80a (disused) 9 miles and 1 furlong 4 locks
Otherton Lane Bridge No 81 9 miles and 1¾ furlongs 4 locks
Otherton Lock No 36 9 miles and 2¾ furlongs 4 locks
Otherton Bridge No 82 9 miles and 3 furlongs 5 locks
Otherton Marina or Arm 9 miles and 4¾ furlongs 5 locks
Lyne Hill Bridge No 83 9 miles and 5¾ furlongs 5 locks
Cross Keys Bridge No 83A 9 miles and 7¾ furlongs 5 locks
The Cross Keys Inn
48-hour visitor moorings
10 miles and ½ furlongs 5 locks
Filance Bridge No 84 10 miles and ½ furlongs 5 locks
Filance Lock No 37 10 miles and 1¾ furlongs 5 locks
Princefield Bridge No 85 10 miles and 2½ furlongs 6 locks
Penkridge - Visitor Moorings above Lock 10 miles and 3 furlongs 6 locks
Penkridge Winding Hole 10 miles and 3¼ furlongs 6 locks
Penkridge Sanitary Station 10 miles and 3½ furlongs 6 locks
Penkridge Lock No 38 10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 6 locks
Penkridge Bridge No 86 10 miles and 3¾ furlongs 7 locks
Penkridge - Visitor Moorings below Lock 10 miles and 4¾ furlongs 7 locks
Longford Lock No 39 11 miles and ½ furlongs 7 locks
Broom Bridge No 87 11 miles and ¾ furlongs 8 locks
Woodbank Lane Bridge No 87a 11 miles and 1¼ furlongs 8 locks
Longford Aqueduct
Also known as Wood Bank Lane
11 miles and 1¼ furlongs 8 locks
Longford Bridge No 88 11 miles and 3 furlongs 8 locks
M6 Motorway Bridge No 88a 11 miles and 4 furlongs 8 locks
Teddesley Park Bridge No 89 11 miles and 5¾ furlongs 8 locks
Teddesley Boat Company 12 miles and ¼ furlongs 8 locks
Midland Chandlers (Penkridge) 12 miles and ½ furlongs 8 locks
Park Gate Lock No 40 12 miles and ½ furlongs 8 locks
Park Gate Bridge No 90 12 miles and ½ furlongs 9 locks
Shutt Hill Lock No 41 12 miles and 7 furlongs 9 locks
Shutt Hill Bridge No 91 12 miles and 7¼ furlongs 10 locks
The Moat House Hotel 13 miles and 3¼ furlongs 10 locks
Acton Trussell Winding Hole 13 miles and 3½ furlongs 10 locks
Acton Moat Bridge No 92
Acton Trussell
13 miles and 4 furlongs 10 locks
The White House - Acton Trussell 13 miles and 6¼ furlongs 10 locks
Acton Trussel Bridge No 93 13 miles and 7¼ furlongs 10 locks
Roseford Bridge No 94 14 miles and 4 furlongs 10 locks
Deptmore Lock No 42 14 miles and 6½ furlongs 10 locks
Deptmore Lock Bridge 14 miles and 6½ furlongs 11 locks
Hazelstrine Bridge No 96 15 miles and ¾ furlongs 11 locks
Maple Wood Marina 15 miles and 1½ furlongs 11 locks
Radford Bridge No 98 15 miles and 7¼ furlongs 11 locks
Radford Bridge Visitor Moorings
Stafford Town Centre is one mile to the West
15 miles and 7¾ furlongs 11 locks
Meadow Bridge No 99 16 miles and ½ furlongs 11 locks
Baswich Bridge No 100 16 miles and 2½ furlongs 11 locks
Baswich Railway Bridge No 100a 16 miles and 3¾ furlongs 11 locks
Staffordshire and Worcestershire - Stafford Branch Junction
Junction of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal with the Stafford Branch.
16 miles and 4¾ furlongs 11 locks
St Thomas Footbridge 16 miles and 5¾ furlongs 11 locks
St Thomas Bridge No 101 16 miles and 5¾ furlongs 11 locks
Lodgefield Bridge No 102 17 miles and ½ furlongs 11 locks
Stoneford Bridge No 103 17 miles and 3¼ furlongs 11 locks
Walton Bridge No 104 17 miles and 6¾ furlongs 11 locks
Milford Winding Hole 18 miles and ½ furlongs 11 locks
Milford Bridge No 105 18 miles and 1¾ furlongs 11 locks
River Sow Aqueduct 18 miles and 4¼ furlongs 11 locks
Tixall Bridge No 106 18 miles and 6¼ furlongs 11 locks
Tixall Lock No 43 19 miles and ¼ furlongs 11 locks
Old Hill Bridge No 107 19 miles and ½ furlongs 12 locks
Tixall Wide (Southwest end) 19 miles and 4¾ furlongs 12 locks
Tixall Wide (Northeast end) 19 miles and 6½ furlongs 12 locks
Swivel Bridge No 108
Also known as Cavan's Bridge
20 miles and ½ furlongs 12 locks
River Trent Second Aqueduct 20 miles and 3¼ furlongs 12 locks
River Trent First Aqueduct 20 miles and 3½ furlongs 12 locks
Great Haywood Basin
Home of Anglo-Welsh Boats
20 miles and 3¾ furlongs 12 locks
Staffs & Worcs Bridge No 109
Mentioned by Tom Rolt in 'Narrow Boat' as "worthy of note".
20 miles and 4 furlongs 12 locks
Great Haywood Junction
Junction of Trent and Mersey and Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canals
20 miles and 4 furlongs 12 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.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal
[Aldersley Junction] [Caunsall] [Autherley Junction] [Shropshire Union Canal] [River Sow Navigation] [Haywood Junction] [Canal ring] [Tixall Wide] [Stourbridge Canal]
Information retrieved Tuesday 29 December 2015 at 10:09