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Birmingham and Fazeley Canal

Description of Birmingham and Fazeley Canal: Runs from Farmers Bridge, junction with the BCN Main Line, to Whittington Brook, where it joins the detached section of the Coventry Canal.
For the History of this waterway see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Birmingham Canal Navigations

Passing a pair of working boats at Curdworth Locks

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Birmingham and Fazeley Canal: Length 70 foot, beam 7 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Birmingham and Fazeley Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Farmers Bridge

Junction with BCN Main Line Junction with the BCN Main Line

0

0

N

SP059867

139

Farmers Bridge Top Lock No1

Flight of 13 Locks

0.1

1

N

SP061870

139

Below Farmers Bridge Lock No 13

1

13

N

SP065873

139

Aston Junction

Junction with Digbeth Branch Canal Junction with Digbeth Branch and top of Aston Lock No1

1.5

13

N

SP077880

139

Aston Bottom Lock No 24

aston Flight Locks Nos 14 to 24 (11 locks)

2.5

24

N

SP087893

139

Salford Junction

Junctions with Tame Valley Canal and Grand Union Main Line Junction with the Grand Union Canal (South) and the Tame Valley Canal (West)

3.3

24

N

SP097900

139

Brace Factory Bridge

5.1

24

N

SP121906

139

Minworth Top Lock No 25

6.3

25

N

SP139916

139

Minworth Middle Lock No 26

6.6

26

N

SP143919

139

Minworth Bottom Lock No 27

7.1

27

N

SP151923

139

Curdworth Tunnel

West End - close to Curdworth Village

9

27

N

SP177931

139

Curdworth Top Lock No 28

Dunton Wharf

9.5

28

N

SP185937

139

Curdworth Lock No 29

10

29

N

SP190942

139

Curdworth Lock No 32

10.1

32

N

SP192944

139

Curdworth Lock No 33

10.3

33

N

SP192947

139

Curdworth Lock No 34

10.6

34

N

SP194951

139

Curdworth Lock No 35

11.1

35

N

SP198958

139

Curdworth Lock No 36

11.3

36

N

SP198960

139

Curdworth Lock No 37

11.8

37

N

SP199966

139

Curdworth Bottom Lock No 38

12.1

38

N

SP201973

139

Fazeley Junction

Junction with Coventry Canal Junction with Coventry Canal

15

38

N

SK203020

139

Hopwas

17.8

38

N

SK179050

139

Whittington Brook

Junction with Coventry Canal (Detached Portion) Junction with the detached portion of the Coventry Canal.

20.5

38

N

SK166083

128

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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