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Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

Description of Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal: Runs 46 miles, from Great Haywood, where it joins the Trent and Mersey Canal, to Stourport, where it joins the River Severn

History of Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal: Promoted by Acts of 1766 and 1790
For more details see the History page.

Narrow locks at Stourport

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  • The Staffs & Worcester Canal , Released in 1996, 57 minutes Produced by VideoActive, tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon
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  • The Missing Links (Part 10) David Suchet, Released in 2001, 1 hour 7 minutes Produced by Laurence Hogg Productions, Presented and narrated by David Suchet, this film tracks the progress of restoration of the Lichfield and Hatherton canals and the history of the waterways which linked with them to form the northern waters of the BCN Available on tape DVD. Order on video tape from Amazon . Order on DVD from Amazon

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal: Length 70 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

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Stourport Barge Locks Nos 1 and 2

Junction with River Severn River Severn junction and Stourport Basins

0

0

N

SO810709

138

York Street Lock No 3

0.1

3

N

SO811712

138

Mitton Chapel Bridge No 7

0.8

3

N

SO814716

138

Upper Mitton Bridge No 8

1

3

N

SO817720

138

Bullock Lane Bridge No 9

1.5

3

N

SO817726

138

Oldington Bridge No 10

2

3

N

SO821734

138

Pratt's Wharf

Winding hole and former junction with River Stour

2.4

3

N

SO825737

138

Falling Sands Lock No 4

2.8

4

N

SO827744

138

Falling Sands Bridge No 11

3.1

4

N

SO828750

138

Caldwall Lock No 5

Caldwall Bridge No 12

3.5

5

N

SO827755

138

Caldwall Hall Bridge No 15

4

5

N

SO829762

138

Kidderminster Lock No 6

A442 road bridge No 16

4.4

6

N

SO829768

138

Limekiln Bridge No 17

4.6

6

N

SO828772

138

Wolverley Court Lock No 7

Wolverley Court Bridge No 19

5.6

7

N

SO829784

138

Wolverley Lock No 8

Wolverley Bridge and Lock Inn

6.1

8

N

SO829792

138

Wolverley Forge Bridge No 21

6.4

8

N

SO834795

138

Debdale Lock No 9

Debdale Bridge No 22

7.3

9

N

SO839801

138

Cookley Tunnel

7.5

9

N

SO842804

138

Austcliffe Bridge No 24

8

9

N

SO849807

138

Whittington Lock No 10

Whittington Bridge No 27

9.5

10

N

SO853825

139

Whittington Horse Bridge No 28

9.8

10

N

SO853828

139

Kinver Lock No 11

Kinver Bridge No 29

10.4

11

N

SO848834

138

Hyde Lock No 12

Hyde Bridge No 30

11

12

N

SO851842

139

Dunsley Tunnel No 31

11.6

12

N

SO858843

139

Stewponey Lock No 13

Stewponey Bridge No 32 (A458)

12

13

N

SO861848

139

Stourbridge Canal Junction

Junction with Stourbridge Canal Stourton Bridge No 33

12.3

13

N

SO861851

139

Prestwood Bridge No 34

13.3

13

N

SO861864

139

Gothersley Lock No 14

Gothersley Bridge No 35

14

14

N

SO863871

139

Rocky Lock No 15

14.4

15

N

SO863874

139

Greensforge Lock No 16

Grensforge Bridge No 37

15.1

16

N

SO861886

139

Hinksford Lock No 17

Hinksord Lock Bridge No 39

16.3

17

N

SO864901

139

Swindon Lock No 18

Swindon Bridge No 40

16.6

18

N

SO862905

139

Marsh Lock No 19

16.9

19

N

SO861908

139

Botterham Locks (staircase) No 20 and 21

Botterham Bridge No 42

17.3

21

N

SO860913

139

Wombourn Bridge No 43

B4176 road

17.6

21

N

SO861921

139

Bumble Hole Lock No 22

Bumble Hole Bridge No 46

18.5

22

N

SO865933

139

Bratch Locks Nos 23, 24 and 25

Bratch Bridge No 48

18.9

25

N

SO867937

139

Awbridge Lock No 26

Awbridge Bridge No 49

19.8

26

N

SO859949

139

Ebstree Lock No 27

Ebstree Bridge No 51

20.3

27

N

SO858956

139

Dimmingsdale Lock No 28

Bridge No 52 and Dimmingsdale Reservoir

20.5

28

N

SO858959

139

Dimmingsdale Bridge No 53

20.8

28

N

SO859963

139

Mops Farm Bridge No 54

21.4

28

N

SO860973

139

Wightwick Lock No 29

Wightwick Bridge No 57

22.5

29

N

SO871983

139

Wightwick Mill Lock No 30

Wightwick Mill Bridge No 58

22.6

30

N

SO875984

139

Compton Lock No 31

Compton Lock Bridge No 60

23.3

31

N

SO884989

139

Tettenhall Old Bridge No 61

24

31

N

SO891998

139

Dunstall Water Bridge No 63

24.6

31

N

SJ898006

139

Aldersley Junction

Junction with BCN Main Line Birmingham Canal Navigation (BCN) Main Line junction

25.1

31

N

SJ902011

139

Autherley Junction

Junction with Shropshire Union Main Line Shropshire Union Main Line junction

25.6

31

N

SJ901020

139

Marsh Lane Bridge No 67

26.4

31

N

SJ906032

139

Coven Heath Bridge No 69

27.5

31

N

SJ911048

139

Cross Green Bridge No 71

The Anchor Inn. Coven Village half a mile north-west

28.4

31

N

SJ915060

139

Slade Heath Bridge No 72

29

31

N

SJ919066

139

Larches Bridge No 73

29.8

31

N

SJ925073

139

Moat House Bridge No 74

30.1

31

N

SJ931073

139

Deepmore Bridge No 75

30.8

31

N

SJ930081

127

Hatherton Junction

Hatherton Branch (closed)

31

31

N

SJ934084

127

Calf Heath Bridge No 77

32.1

31

N

SJ920085

127

Gailey Lock No 32

Gailey Wharf and A5 road bridge No 79

33.4

32

N

SJ920103

127

Brick Kiln Lock No 33

33.5

33

N

SJ922107

127

Boggs Lock No 34

33.8

34

N

SJ926108

127

Rodbaston Lock No 35

Rodbaston Bridge No 80

34.5

35

N

SJ929111

127

Otherton Lane Bridge No 81

34.9

35

N

SJ932121

127

Otherton Lock No 36

35

36

N

SJ931122

127

Lyne Hill Bridge No 83

35.4

36

N

SJ928128

127

Filance Lock No 37

35.9

37

N

SJ927136

127

Penkridge Lock No 38

Penkridge Bridge No 86 and Penkridge town

36.1

38

N

SJ928139

127

Longford Lock No 39

Broom Bridge No 87

36.6

39

N

SJ932146

127

Longford Bridge No 88

36.9

39

N

SJ933151

127

Teddesley Bridge No 89

37.1

39

N

SJ936154

127

Park Gate Lock No 40

Park Gate Bridge No 90

37.5

40

N

SJ937158

127

Shutt Hill Lock No 41

Shutt Hill Bridge No 91

38.3

41

N

SJ937168

127

Acton Bridge No 93

39.1

41

N

SJ935183

127

Roseford Bridge No 94

39.6

41

N

SJ934194

127

Deptmore Lock No 42

40

42

N

SJ937198

127

Hazelstrine Bridge No 96

40.4

42

N

SJ940202

127

Radford Bridge No 98

A34 road

41.3

42

N

SJ940216

127

Bawich Bridge No 100

41.8

42

N

SJ941222

127

Lodgefield Bridge No 102

42.5

42

N

SJ951223

127

Stoneford Bridge No 103

43

42

N

SJ956219

127

Milford Bridge No 105

43.8

42

N

SJ967213

127

Tixall Bridge No 106

44.5

42

N

SJ975216

127

Tixall Lock No 43

Oldhill Bridge No 107

44.8

43

N

SJ977218

127

Cavan's Bridge No 108

45.8

43

N

SJ988230

127

Great Haywood Junction

Junction with Trent and Mersey Canal Trent and Mersey Canal junction and bridge No 109

46.1

43

N

SJ994229

127

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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