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Digbeth Branch Canal

Description of Digbeth Branch Canal: Runs from Aston Junction on the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal to Bordesley.

History of Digbeth Branch Canal: Built under the Birmingham Canal Act of 1768 but completed in 1799.
For more details see the History page.

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

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Digbeth Branch 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

Digbeth Branch Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Aston Junction

Junction with Birmingham and Fazeley Canal Junction with the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal.

0

0

N

SP077880

139

Bordesley Junction

Junction with Grand Union Main Line Junction with the Grand Union Canal following the 6 Ashted Locks.

0.8

6

N

SP084864

139

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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