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Leeds & Liverpool - Leigh Branch

Description of Leeds & Liverpool - Leigh Branch: Runs 7 miles, from the junction with the Leeds & Liverpool Canal main line at Wigan, to Leigh, where it joins the Stretford and Leigh Branch of the Bridgewater Canal.
For the History of this waterway see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal

Related Books of Leeds & Liverpool - Leigh Branch

Related External Web Sites of Leeds & Liverpool - Leigh Branch

  • Leeds & Liverpool Canal An online journal in words and photos documenting walks along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal.

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Leeds & Liverpool - Leigh Branch: Length 72 foot, beam 14 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Leeds & Liverpool - Leigh Branch: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Wigan Junction

Junction with Leeds and Liverpool Canal Junction with the Leeds and Liverpool main line

0

0

N

SD583048

108

Poolstock Lock No 1

0.4

1

N

SD578044

108

Poolstock Lock No 2

0.5

2

N

SD578042

108

Bamfurlong Bridge No 3

A58 road bridge.

3.1

2

N

SD601019

109

Dover Bridge No 4

Dover Lock Inn. 2 nearby locks were removed as the levels of the land changed.

4

2

N

SD607007

109

Smiths Bridge No 6

5

2

N

SJ620998

109

Plank Lane Bridge No 8

5.5

2

N

SJ632996

109

Leigh Bridge Junction

Junction with Stretford and Leigh Branch (Bridgewater Canal) Junction with the Bridgewater Canal, Stretford and Leigh Branch.

7.3

2

N

SJ655998

109

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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