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Grand Junction - Old Stratford & Buckingham Branch

Description of Grand Junction - Old Stratford & Buckingham Branch: This branch ran from the Head of Cosgrove Lock on the Grand Junction Main Line to Old Stratford and Buckingham, a distance of 10¾ miles.

History of Grand Junction - Old Stratford & Buckingham Branch: Authorised by an Act of Parliament of 28th March 1794. The first part to Old Stratford was completed in August or September of 1800 and to Buckingham on 1st May 1801.By 1904 the last 1¾miles were reported to be barely Navigable and the branch was abandoned in 1954.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Grand Junction Canal

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