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Canal Tunnels

 The following are lists of Tunnels split between navigable and un-navigable.

Navigable Tunnels 

Tunnel

Canal

Length in Yards

Standedge - see also Seven Wonders of the Waterways

Huddersfield Narrow Canal

5698

Dudley

Dudley Canal Line No 1

3154

Blisworth

Grand Union Main Line

3057

Netherton

Netherton Tunnel Branch Canal

3027

Harecastle

Trent and Mersey Canal

2926

Kings Norton or West Hill

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

2726

Braunston

Grand Union Main Line

2048

Foulridge

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

1640

Crick

Grand Union Leicester Section

1528

Preston Brook

Trent and Mersey Canal

1239

Husband Bosworth

Grand Union Leicester Section

1166

Islington

Grand Union Regents Canal

960

Saddington

Grand Union Leicester Section

881

Shortwood

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

613

Tardebigge

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

580

Barnton

Trent and Mersey Canal

572

Gannow

Leeds and Liverpool Canal

559

Gosty Hill

Dudley Canal Line No 2

557

Savernake or Bruce

Kennet and Avon Canal

502

Chirk

Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal

459

Shrewley

Grand Union Main Line

433

Saltersford

Trent and Mersey Canal

424

Ashford

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

375

Coseley

BCN Main Line

360

Brandwood or King's Norton

Stratford upon Avon Canal

352

Hyde Bank

Peak Forest Canal

308

Madia Hill

Grand Union Regents Canal

272

Newbold

Oxford Canal (Northern Section)

250

Snareston

Ashby de la Zouch Canal

250

Dunhampstead

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

236

Scout

Huddersfield Narrow Canal

220

Whitehouses

Shropshire Union - Llangollen Canal

191

Woodley

Peak Forest Canal

167

Drakeholes

Chesterfield Canal

154

Leek

Leek Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal

130

Edgbaston

Worcester and Birmingham Canal

105

Cowley

Shropshire Union Main Line

81

Froghall

Caldon Branch - Trent and Mersey Canal

76

Cookley

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

65

Curdworth

Birmingham and Fazeley Canal

57

Dunsley

Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal

25

Un-navigable Tunnels 

Tunnel

Canal

Length in Yards

Sapperton

Thames and Severn Canal

3808

Norwood

Chesterfield Canal

3102

Butterley

Cromford Canal

3063

Greywell

Basingstoke Canal

1200

Cwmbran

Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal

87


 

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