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Grand Union Aylesbury Branch

Description of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch: Runs 6 miles from Marsworth Junction to Aylesbury.

History of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch: Built under the Grand Junction Canal Act of 1794 but completed in 1815.
For more details see the History page.

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

Aylesbury Basin

Related Books of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch

Related photographs of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch

Related External Web Sites of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch

  • IWA Chiltern Branch The Inland Waterways Association branch covering the Aylesbury Arm and adjacent parts of the Grand Union main line.
  • The Aylesbury Canal Society Formed in 1971 to promote the use of the arm and to run the basin moorings, the Society has gained an enviable reputation for welcoming visitors.

Related Cruising Logs of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch

Other Related Pages of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch

Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Grand Union Aylesbury Branch: Length 72 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

Grand Union Aylesbury Branch: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Marsworth Junction

Junction with Grand Union Main Line Junction with Grand Union Main Line

0

0

N

SP918143

165

Marsworth Locks No 1 & 2 (staircase)

Marsworth Bridge No 1

0

2

N

SP917143

165

Marsworth Lock No 6

Long Marston Bridge No 2

0.5

6

N

SP909144

165

Marsworth Bottom Lock No 8

Wilstone Bridge No 3. Wilstone village to south.

0.9

8

N

SP904143

165

Wilstone Lock No 9

Bridge No 5

1

9

N

SP901143

165

Puttenham Lock No 10

1.6

10

N

SP892141

165

Puttenham Lock No 11

Puttenham Bridge No 7

1.9

11

N

SP889140

165

Buckland Bridge No 8

2.5

11

N

SP879138

165

Buckland Lock No 12

2.6

12

N

SP877139

165

Aston Clinton (or Redhouse) Lock No 13

College Road Bridge No 9

2.9

13

N

SP872139

165

Broughton Lock No 14

Broughton Road Bridge No 15

4.8

14

N

SP843142

165

Oakfield Bridge (Aylesbury Ring Road)

5.3

14

N

SP834141

165

Aylesbury Lock No 15

5.5

15

N

SP831139

165

Aylesbury Bottom Lock No 16

Bridge No 17

5.8

16

N

SP827138

165

Walton Bridge No 18

5.9

16

N

SP825137

165

Aylesbury Basin and Wharves

End of Navigation

6.1

16

N

SP822135

165

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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