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Duke's Cut

Description of Duke's Cut: A short backwater and cut linking the Oxford Canal with the Thames

History of Duke's Cut: Built by the Duke of Marlborough and when opened in 1789 formed the first link between the Thames and the Oxford Canal. The alternative link at Isis Lock was opened in 1796.
For more details see the History page.

Navigation Authority of Duke's Cut : Environment Agency Recreation and Navigation, Region: Thames, Kings Meadow House, Kings Meadow Road, Reading, RG1 8DQ: Telephone 0118 953 5000 : Fax 0118 950 0388 :

Website: http://www.visitthames.co.uk/

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Duke's Cut: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

River Thames Junction

Junction with River Thames

0

0

N

SP477103

164

Oxford Canal Junction

Junction with Oxford Canal (Southern Section)

0.8

0

N

SP487106

164

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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