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Lancaster Canal - Glasson Dock Branch

Description of Lancaster Canal - Glasson Dock Branch:

History of Lancaster Canal - Glasson Dock Branch: Authorised by an Act of May 1793, work did not start until 1823 and the branch was opened in June 1826.
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Lancaster Canal

The Glasson Dock Branch of the Lancaster Canal

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Lancaster Canal - Glasson Dock Branch: Length 72 foot, beam 14 foot 6 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Lancaster Canal - Glasson Dock Branch: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Lodge Hill Junction

Junction with Lancaster Canal Junction with the Lancaster Canal Main Line

0

0

N

SD481545

102

Glasson Lock No 1

0.1

1

N

SD480544

102

Glasson Lock No 2

0.4

2

N

SD477543

102

Glasson Lock No 3

0.5

3

N

SD473542

102

Glasson Lock No 4

1

4

N

SD467546

102

Glasson Lock No 5

1.5

5

N

SD463552

102

Thurnham Mill Lock No 6

1.8

6

N

SD460534

102

Lancaster to Cockerham Road Bridge

A588

1.9

6

N

SD458555

102

Glasson Basin Lock No 7

Entrance to Glasson Dock

2.9

7

N

SD444562

102

NOTE: N and U in the Navigable column above indicates that the node is navigable or unnavigable. If a D appears here it means that navigation is difficult or restricted to smaller craft.

 

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