The Thames & Severn Canal
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Published by Amberley in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Canals,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesThames and Severn Canal
StatementHumphrey Household
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE436.Z5 T467 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25287278M
ISBN 109781848680357
LC Control Number2010549125

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The Thames and Severn Canal This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. Milestones of the Thames & Severn Canal A feature of the Thames & Severn Canal that does not appear on the Stroudwater Navigation is the milestone. It is believed that 52 milestones were originally positioned at half-mile intervals along the canal. Exploring the Thames & Severn Canal The Thames & Severn Canal is 28¾ miles (46 km) long, and of that, about 18 miles (29 km) is accessible to the public. For the remainder, there is no public right of way over canal route and, out of respect for the landowners, should be avoided. Mar 15,  · The canal was completed in at a cost of GBP, With the Stroudwater Navigation, which had been completed in , it completed a link between the River Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal in the west and the River Thames in the east. Both the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames and Severn Canal are 'broad canals'.Brand: Amberley Publishing.

The Thames & Severn Canal. History & Guide. David Viner. A historical account of a fascinating canal, largely closed in , which remains one of the most attractive canal routes in Britain. Softback £ Oct 06,  · The Thames and Severn Canal was just under 28A miles long and had 44 locks. The branch to Cirencester added a further 1A miles. The canal's summit is feet above sea level and includes the mile long Sapperton tunnel. At the time of its completion, this tunnel was the longest in England. The canal always had problems with its water supply 5/5(2). The Thames and Severn Way is a canalside route designed by the Cotswold Canal Trust and shown on OS mapping and waymarked following where possible the canals between Framilode and Lechlade on Thames, passing through Stonehouse, Stroud, Brimscombe, the Golden Valley, Siddington, South Cerney, Cricklade and passing over the route of the Sapperton Canal Tunnel. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.