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Leicestershire & Northampton Union Canal

Description of Leicestershire & Northampton Union Canal: Original title of the canal from Leicester to Market Harborough, now part of the G.U. Leicestershire Section.

History of Leicestershire & Northampton Union Canal: Authorised by an Act of 1793, in 1797 was completed to Debdale wharf about 6 miles from Market Harborough, a new Act was obtained in 1805 and the canal reached Market Harborough in 1809. Purchased in 1894 by the Grand Junction.
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Grand Union Leicester Section

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