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Grand Union Northampton Branch

Description of Grand Union Northampton Branch: Runs 4.75 miles from Northampton to the Grand Union Main Line at Gayton Junction.

History of Grand Union Northampton Branch: Built under the Grand Junction Canal Act of 1793 but completed in 1815.
For more details see the History page.

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

Lift Bridge on the Grand Union, Northampton Branch

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Grand Union Northampton 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 Northampton Branch: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Gayton Junction

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

0

0

N

SP719550

152

Milton Road Bridge No 2, Gayton

0.1

0

N

SP720551

152

Milton Road Bridge No 3

Milton Village half a mile east.

0.5

0

N

SP723557

152

Rothersthorpe Top Lock No 1

0.8

1

N

SP722560

152

Rothersthorpe Lock No 2

Milton Road Bridge No 4. Locks Nos 3 to 11 follow.

0.9

2

N

SP723561

152

Rothersthorpe Lock No 12

M1 Motorway Bridge

1.5

12

N

SP726570

152

Rothersthorpe Bottom Lock No 13

Bridge No 7

1.6

13

N

SP726574

152

Wootton Lock No 14

Rothersthorpe Road Bridge No 9

2.1

14

N

SP724581

152

Hardingstone Lock No 15

3

15

N

SP729592

152

Duston Mill Bridge No 13

3.3

15

N

SP732595

152

Northampton Lock No 16

4

16

N

SP743595

152

Northampton Lock No 17

Junction with River Nene Junction with the River Nene

4.8

17

N

SP752596

152

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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