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Gower Branch Canal (BCN)

Description: Links the BCN Main Line (at Albion Junction) with the Old Main Line Loop (at Brades Hall Junction).

History: Built under the Birmingham Canal Act of 1768 but completed in 1836.

January 1768

Authorised under the Birmingham Canal Act.

January 1836

Brades Hall Locks built with two-rise staircase.

January 1836

Completed.

 

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