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Leek Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal

Description of Leek Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal: This branch runs 3.25 miles from Hazelhurst Junction, where it joins the Caldon Branch of the Trent and Mersey Canal, to Leek Wharves.

History of Leek Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal: Started around 1797
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Trent and Mersey Canal

Leek Tunnel on the Leek branch of the Caldon Canal

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Leek Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Hazelhurst Junction

Junction with Caldon Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal Caldon Branch junction

0

0

N

SJ947537

118

Hazelhurst Aqueduct

0.5

0

N

SJ954536

118

Leek Tunnel

2

0

N

SJ975543

118

River Churnet Aqueduct

End of navigation

2.8

0

N

SJ979551

118

Leek Wharves

Original end of the branch

3.3

0

U

0

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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