Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stourport Basins: Narrow Route)
The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stourport Basins: Narrow Route) is a narrow canal and is part of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stourport Basins). It runs for 2¼ furlongs through 4 locks from Severn - Stourport Narrow Locks Entrance (where it joins the River Severn (main river - Stourport to Worcester)) to York Street Bridge (where it joins the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Main Line: Stourport to Stourton)).
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 junctions with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stourport Basins: Broad Locks to Narrow Locks at Stourport Lower Basin - between Narrow Locks and with the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stourport Basins: Lichfield Basin) and the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal (Stourport Basins: Broad Route) at Stourport Upper Basin.The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust
Relevant publications — Waterway Travels:
Relevant publications — Waterway Maps:
- Waterway Routes 35M - Staffs and Worcester Canal Map (Downloadable)
- Waterway Routes 01M - England and Wales Map
- Waterway Routes 88M - Stourport Ring Map (Downloadable)
Relevant publications — Waterway Guides:
- Collins Nicholson Waterways Guides No 2 - Severn, Avon & Birmingham
- Pearson's Canal Companion: Stourport Ring; Black Country Canals; Birmingham Canal Navigations
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|Severn - Stourport Narrow Locks Entrance
The Narrow Locks consist of two separate staircases each with two lock chambers. There is a passing point between the staircases.
|Stourport Narrow Locks Junction Bridge||a few yards||0 locks|
|Basin Lower Staircase, Narrow Locks||¼ furlongs||0 locks|
|Stourport Lower Basin - between Narrow Locks||½ furlongs||2 locks|
|Basin Upper Staircase, Narrow Locks||1 furlong||2 locks|
|Upper Staircase Mooring Pontoon||1 furlong||4 locks|
|Stourport Clock Basin||1¼ furlongs||4 locks|
|Stourport Upper Basin||1¾ furlongs||4 locks|
|Upper Basin Waterpoint||2 furlongs||4 locks|
|York Street Bridge||2¼ furlongs||4 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.