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Description: Runs from Stratford to Evesham where it joins the Lower Avon.
History: Before the restoration of navigation the last barge is said to have navigated this part of the river in 1873.
The last barge is said to have navigated this part of the river in 1873.
An Inland Waterways Association member offers £80,000 to help restore navigation.
IWA National Rally at Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Upper Avon Navigation Trust was incorporated on 26 August.
The Upper Avon Navigation Act passed making the Upper Avon Navigation Trust Ltd the navigation authority for the river.
Official reopening of navigation on 1 June.