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Description of Old Grand Union Canal: The Grand Union Canal ran 23 miles from Foxton to Norton Junction where it met the Grand Junction Canal (confusingly now called the Grand Union).
History of Old Grand Union Canal: Authorised in 1810 and fully opened in 1814. Bought by the Grand Junction Canal in 1894. In 1929 the Grand Junction Canal Company amalgamated with other canal companies and became the Grand Union Canal, thus making the old Grand Union Canal part of the new Grand Union Canal.
For more details see the History page.
Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Grand Union Leicester Section