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Description of Loughborough Navigation: The original, 9.25 miles, River Soar navigation from Loughborough to the Trent, now part of the G.U. Leicestershire Section.
History of Loughborough Navigation: Authorised by Acts of 1766 (river improvements) and 1776 (canal work), opened in 1780. Became part of the Grand Union Canal in 1932.
For more details see the History page.
Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Grand Union Leicester Section
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