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Coventry Canal (Detached Portion)

Description of Coventry Canal (Detached Portion): Runs from Fazeley Junction to Whittington Brook

History of Coventry Canal (Detached Portion): Due to lack of money the Coventry Canal Co. was not able to complete all of its planned canal to Fradley. This part was built by the Trent & Mersey Co, who later transfered it, but the next section by the Birmingham & Fazeley Co, who retained owership.
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Coventry Canal

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Coventry Canal (Detached Portion): Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Whittington Brook Junction

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

0

0

N

SK166083

128

Huddlesford Junction

Junction with the Wyrley and Essington Canal (derelict)

1.5

0

N

SK151094

128

Fradley Junction

Junction with Trent and Mersey Canal Junction with the Trent and Mersey Canal

5.5

0

N

SK140139

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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