Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Stourton to Aldersley)

The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Stourton to Aldersley) is a narrow canal and is part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. It runs for 12 miles and 6½ furlongs through 18 locks from Stourton Junction (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Stourport to Stourton) and the Stourbridge Canals (Main Line)) to Aldersley Junction (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Aldersley to Autherley) and the Birmingham Canal Navigations (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 7 feet and 6 inches. The maximum draught is 3 feet and 7 inches.

Notable features of the waterway include: The Bratch

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Stourton Junction
Junction of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line) and the Stourbridge Canal.
Stourton Moorings
5 day moorings
¼ furlongs 0 locks
Stourton Aqueduct 2½ furlongs 0 locks
Devil's Den 3 furlongs 0 locks
Prestwood Bridge No 34 7¾ furlongs 0 locks
Gothersley Winding Hole 1 mile and 3¼ furlongs 0 locks
Gothersley Bridge No 35 1 mile and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Gothersley Lock No 14 1 mile and 5 furlongs 0 locks
Rocky Lock No 15 1 mile and 6¾ furlongs 1 lock
Wimsey Wharf
Private moorings
1 mile and 7¾ furlongs 2 locks
Flatheridge Bridge No 36 2 miles and 1½ furlongs 2 locks
Ashwood Basin 2 miles and 2¼ furlongs 2 locks
Greensforge Bridge No 37 2 miles and 5½ furlongs 2 locks
Navigation Inn (Greensforge) 2 miles and 5½ furlongs 2 locks
Greensforge Lock No 16 2 miles and 5½ furlongs 2 locks
Greensforge Wharf Services
Max. 1/2 hour mooring
2 miles and 6 furlongs 3 locks
Hinksford Bridge No 38 3 miles and 4 furlongs 3 locks
Hinksford Aqueduct 3 miles and 4¾ furlongs 3 locks
Winding Hole below Hinksford Lock 3 miles and 6¼ furlongs 3 locks
Hinksford Lock Bridge No 39 3 miles and 6¾ furlongs 3 locks
Hinksford Lock No 17 3 miles and 6¾ furlongs 3 locks
Swindon Visitor Moorings
5 day moorings
4 miles and 1 furlong 4 locks
Swindon Bridge No 40 4 miles and 1½ furlongs 4 locks
Swindon Lock Bridge 4 miles and 1½ furlongs 4 locks
Swindon Lock No 18 4 miles and 1¾ furlongs 4 locks
Swindon 4 miles and 2½ furlongs 5 locks
Marsh Bridge No 41 4 miles and 3 furlongs 5 locks
Marsh Lock No 19 4 miles and 3¼ furlongs 5 locks
Pipe Bridge (Water from Hampton Loade to Sedgley Beacon) 4 miles and 5¼ furlongs 6 locks
Botterham Bottom Lock Footbridge 4 miles and 6 furlongs 6 locks
Botterham Bridge No 42 4 miles and 6 furlongs 6 locks
Botterham Staircase Locks No 20 and 21
Botterham Bridge No 42 crosses the staircase
4 miles and 6 furlongs 6 locks
Wombourne Bridge No 43 5 miles and 2½ furlongs 8 locks
Waggon & Horses PH
A Banks' pub
5 miles and 2½ furlongs 8 locks
Giggetty Bridge No 44 5 miles and 5¾ furlongs 8 locks
Giggetty Pipe Bridge 5 miles and 5¾ furlongs 8 locks
Wom Brook Aqueduct 5 miles and 6 furlongs 8 locks
Houndel Footbridge 6 miles and ¼ furlongs 8 locks
Houndel Bridge No 45 6 miles and ¼ furlongs 8 locks
Round Oak PH
A Marstons pub
6 miles and ¼ furlongs 8 locks
Bumblehole Bridge No 46 6 miles and 1¼ furlongs 8 locks
Bumblehole Lock No 22 6 miles and 1½ furlongs 8 locks
The Bratch Winding Hole 6 miles and 2½ furlongs 9 locks
Bratch Bridge No 47 6 miles and 4 furlongs 9 locks
Bratch Aqueduct 6 miles and 4 furlongs 9 locks
Bratch Bottom Lock No 23
This is the bottom lock of a Flight of 3
6 miles and 4 furlongs 9 locks
Bratch Middle Lock No 24
This is the middle lock of a Flight of 3
6 miles and 4¼ furlongs 10 locks
Upper Bratch Bridge No 48 6 miles and 4¼ furlongs 11 locks
Bratch Top Lock No 25
This is the top lock of a Flight of 3
6 miles and 4¼ furlongs 11 locks
Bratch Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
6 miles and 6¼ furlongs 12 locks
Awbridge Bridge No 49 7 miles and 3¼ furlongs 12 locks
Awbridge Lock No 26 7 miles and 3¼ furlongs 12 locks
Pipe Bridge and Site of Bridge No 50 7 miles and 5½ furlongs 13 locks
Ebstree Lock No 27 7 miles and 7½ furlongs 13 locks
Winding Hole below Dimingsdale Lock 8 miles and ¾ furlongs 14 locks
Dimmingsdale Lock No 28
Good offside moorings at top of lock (48hrs max)
8 miles and 1 furlong 14 locks
Dimmingsdale Lock Moorings
5 days moorings
8 miles and 1½ furlongs 15 locks
Dimmingsdale Wharf 8 miles and 2¼ furlongs 15 locks
Dimmingsdale Bridge No 53
With a "horrible" pipe bridge alongside.
8 miles and 2¾ furlongs 15 locks
Mops Farm Bridge No 54 9 miles 15 locks
Castlecroft Bridge No 55 9 miles and 3¾ furlongs 15 locks
Wightwick Bridge Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
9 miles and 7¼ furlongs 15 locks
Mermaid Hire Cruisers 9 miles and 7½ furlongs 15 locks
Wightwick Bridge No 56 9 miles and 7½ furlongs 15 locks
Wightwick Bridge No 57 10 miles and ½ furlongs 15 locks
Wightwick Lock No 29 10 miles and ¾ furlongs 15 locks
Winding Hole above Wightwick Lock 10 miles and 1 furlong 16 locks
Wightwick Mill Bridge No 58 10 miles and 2¼ furlongs 16 locks
Wightwick Mill Lock No 30 10 miles and 2¼ furlongs 16 locks
Compton Bridge Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
10 miles and 6¼ furlongs 17 locks
Fiume Italian Bar & Restaurant 10 miles and 6½ furlongs 17 locks
Compton Bridge No 59 10 miles and 6½ furlongs 17 locks
Compton Pipe Bridge 10 miles and 6¾ furlongs 17 locks
Compton Visitor Moorings
48 hour moorings
10 miles and 7 furlongs 17 locks
Compton Bridge No 60 10 miles and 7¼ furlongs 17 locks
Compton Lock No 31 10 miles and 7½ furlongs 17 locks
Compton Moorings (5 day) 11 miles 18 locks
Tettenhall Rail Bridge 11 miles and 2½ furlongs 18 locks
Tettenhall Old Bridge No 61 11 miles and 6 furlongs 18 locks
Tettenhall New Bridge No 62 11 miles and 6¼ furlongs 18 locks
Tettenhall Boat Club 11 miles and 6½ furlongs 18 locks
Double Pennant Arm & Boatyard 12 miles and ¾ furlongs 18 locks
Hordern Road Bridge No 62A
There is a pipe bridge under this bridge.
12 miles and 1¼ furlongs 18 locks
Former Courtaulds Sidings Railway Bridge 12 miles and 1¼ furlongs 18 locks
Wildside Activity Centre 12 miles and 1½ furlongs 18 locks
Dunstall Water Bridge No 63 12 miles and 3 furlongs 18 locks
Aldersley Junction
Junction of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Main Line with the Birmingham Canal Navigations Main Line
12 miles and 6½ furlongs 18 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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[Aldersley Junction] [Caunsall] [Autherley Junction] [Shropshire Union Canal] [River Sow Navigation] [Haywood Junction] [Canal ring] [Tixall Wide] [Stourbridge Canal]
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