Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Canals - Navigable

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UK Canals that are listed as navigable in 2020. Does not include river navigations.

  • Droitwich Canal - 7.3 miles with 14 locks (comprises the Droitwich Junction Canal and the Droitwich Barge Canal)
  • Dudley Canal - 14.1 miles with 12 locks (comprises lines 1 and 2. - further parts under restoration)
  • Oxford Canal – 75 miles with 46 locks (and additional branches)

Total above is ca.1,675 miles with ca.1,323 locks

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