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Thames and Severn Canal

Description of Thames and Severn Canal: This abandoned canal runs 28.75 miles from Wallbridge, where it joins the Stroudwater Navigation, to Inglesham Lock, where it joins the Thames.

History of Thames and Severn Canal: Promoted by an Act of 1780 and opened in 1789. Abandoned by orders of 1927 and 1933. Now subject of a restoration scheme.
For more details see the History page.

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Thames and Severn Canal: Table of distances

Miles

Locks

Navigable (N)

Grid ref

OS Map No

Wallbridge Lower Lock

Junction with Stroudwater Canal Stroudwater Navigation Junction

0

1

U

0

Wallbridge Upper Lock No 2

Stroud

0.3

2

U

0

Bowbridge Lock No 3

0.9

3

U

0

Griffen's Lock No 4

1.4

4

U

0

Ham Mill Lock No 5

1.6

5

U

0

Ridler's Lock No 6

Hope Mill Lock

2

6

U

0

Gough's Orchard Lock No 7

Dallaway's or Lewis's Lock

2.3

7

U

0

Brimscombe Basin

Trans-shipment point

2.5

7

U

0

Harris's Lock No 8

Bourne Lock

2.8

8

U

0

Beale's Lock No 9

Wimberley Lock

3.3

9

U

0

St Mary's Lock No 10

Clark's Lock

3.6

10

U

0

Iles Mill Lock No 11

Grist Mill or Wallbank's Lock

3.8

11

U

0

Ballinger's Lock No 12

3.9

12

U

0

Chalford Wharf Lock No 13

Chalford Chapel Lock

4

13

U

0

Bell Lock No 14

4.3

14

U

0

Innell's Lock No 15

Red Lion Lock

4.5

15

U

0

Golden Valley Lock No 16

Clothier's Lock

4.8

16

U

0

Baker's Mill Lower Lock No 17

5.5

17

U

0

Baker's Mill Upper Lock No 18

Twizzel's Mill Upper Lock

5.6

18

U

0

Puck Mill Lower Lock No 19

5.8

19

U

0

Puck Mill Upper Lock No 20

5.9

20

U

0

Whitehall Lower Lock No 21

6.1

21

U

0

Whitehall Upper Lock No 22

6.6

22

U

0

Bathurst Meadow Lock No 23

6.8

23

U

0

Sickeridge Wood Lower Lock No 24

Bathurst Meadow Upper Lock

6.8

24

U

0

Sickeridge Wood Middle Lock No 25

6.9

25

U

0

Sickeridge Wood Upper Lock No 26

7

26

U

0

Daneway Lower Lock No 27

Daneway Basin Lock

7.1

27

U

0

Daneway Upper Lock No 28

Daneway Bridge Lock

7.1

28

U

0

Sapperton Tunnel (West end)

7.5

28

U

0

Sapperton Tunnel (East End)

Tunnel Inn

9.6

28

U

0

Thames Head Wharf

11.4

28

U

0

Thames Head Pumping Station

11.6

28

U

0

Smerril Aqueduct

12.5

28

U

0

Siddington Upper Lock No 29

Cirencester Branch junction

15.3

29

U

0

Siddington Second Lock No 30

15.4

30

U

0

Siddington Third Lock No 31

15.4

31

U

0

Siddington Fourth Lock No 32

Siddington Low (or Lowest) Lock

15.5

32

U

0

South Cerney Upper Lock No 33

16.6

33

U

0

South Cerney Middle Lock No 34

16.8

34

U

0

South Cerney Low Lock No 35

16.8

35

U

0

Boxwell Spring Lock No 36

Boxwell Spring Little (or Shallow) Lock

17.5

36

U

0

Wilmoorway Upper Lock No 37

Humpback Lock

18

37

U

0

Wilmoorway Lower Lock No 38

18.4

38

U

0

Cerney Wick Lock No 39

19.4

39

U

0

Latton Junction

Wilts and Berks Canal North Wilts Branch junction

20.1

39

U

0

Latton Lock No 40

20.9

40

U

0

Latton Wharf, Cricklade

21

40

U

0

Eisey Lock No 41

22.6

41

U

0

Dudgrove Double Locks Nos 42 and 43

28.1

43

U

0

Inglesham Lock No 44

River Thames Junction

28.8

44

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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