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Shropshire Union Dee Branch

Description of Shropshire Union Dee Branch: This branch runs one furlong from the Shropshire Union Main Line to the River Dee

History of Shropshire Union Dee Branch: Authorised by the Chester Canal Act of 1 April 1772.
For more details see the History page.

Points of Interest of Shropshire Union Dee Branch: Notice is required to navigate on to the Dee, which is only possible at high tide.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Shropshire Union Canal

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Lock Sizes and maximum craft dimensions of Shropshire Union Dee Branch: Length 72 foot, beam 14 foot 9 inches. NOTE: For more details of maximum lock and craft sizes and the basis of these figures see Craft and Lock Sizes Page

Shropshire Union Dee Branch: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Main Line Junction, Chester

Junction with Shropshire Union Main Line

0

0

N

SJ399667

117

Dee Locks and River Junction

Navigable by prior arrangement at high tide

0.1

3

D

SJ398665

117

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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