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Lydney Canal

Description of Lydney Canal: A one mile length of canal from Lydney Harbour (tidal basin), through a lock then on to Lydney Station.

History of Lydney Canal: Promoted under an Act of 1810 and opened in 1813. Originally connected to Pidcock's Canal, which ran a further 1.5 miles.
For more details see the History page.

Related Books of Lydney Canal

Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Lydney Canal: Length 100 foot, beam 24 foot. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

 

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