The Thames and Severn Canal by J. Graham Espley

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Published by Gazebo Books in Corsham (Wiltshire) .

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  • Thames and Severn Canal.

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Bibliography: p. 44-45.

Book details

Statementby J. Graham Espley & W. E. Duncan Young; with a foreword by L. T. C. Rolt.
SeriesA Gazebo guide
ContributionsDuncan Young, William Edward, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE437.T45 E8
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4055260M
ISBN 10095001124X
LC Control Number79429776
OCLC/WorldCa35159

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The Thames & Severn Canal was built ten years after the Stroudwater Canal and extended its route to Lechlade. With many locks climbing through the picturesque Golden Valley to the famous Sapperton Tunnel it then winds it way to Lechlade on the Thames – a 36 mile cross-country route.

The Thames and Severn Canal was just under 28A miles long and had 44 locks. The branch to Cirencester added a further 1A miles. The canal's summit is feet above sea level and includes the mile long Sapperton tunnel. At the time of its completion, this tunnel was the longest in England.

The canal always had problems with its water supply. Opened in and in use until the early twentieth century, the Thames & Severn Canal makes the link over a total of thirty-seven miles between the two great rivers of southern Britain, the Severn and the Thames, from its junction with the Stroudwater Canal in the centre of Stroud.

The towpath route can be followed as it climbs steadily via 5/5(1). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Household, Humphrey. Thames & Severn Canal. Gloucester: Alan Sutton, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Household, Humphrey.

Thames The Thames and Severn Canal book Severn Canal. New York, A.M. Kelley [] (OCoLC) Document Type. We came upon the Thames and Severn canal while doing a walkabout in Stroud. Being a great fan of the traditional narrow boat and the canals in the UK, we parked conveniently and took a walk.

It is a lovely canal as it winds its way out of the town and was well worth our time. /5(46). In another canal company, the North Wilts Canal, completed a link between the Wilts and Berks Canal at Swindon and the Thames and Severn Canal at Latton.

As the 19th century progressed, railway competition took much traffic from the canals. The Thames and Severn Canal was in economic difficulties by the ': Amberley Publishing. The River Thames (/ ˈ t ɛ m z / TEMZ), known alternatively in parts as the Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including miles ( km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn.

It flows through Oxford (where it is called the Isis), Reading, Henley-on-Thames and Windsor.⁃ coordinates: 51°41′39″N 2°01′47″W /. The Thames & Severn Canal is 28¾ miles (46 km) long, and of that, about 18 miles (29 km) is accessible to the public.

For the remainder, there is no public right of way over canal route and, out of respect for the landowners, should be avoided. Oxford & Grand Union, and Upper Thames () Severn & Avon - Mid-Worcestershire Ring and Cotswold Canals () South Midlands () Stourport Ring () Welsh Waters () Pearson's Canal Companions facebook page announces new editions NO LONGER UPDATED Canal Guides- U.K.

- Series First Mate Guides. The Thames & Severn canal is 28 miles (km) plus miles (km) branch to Cirencester, the canal has various ownerships. Cotswold Canals Trust aims to restore the Thames & Severn Canal from its junction with the Stroudwater Navigation in Stroud through to the river Thames.

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The canal was completed in at a cost of GBP, With the Stroudwater Navigation, which had been completed init completed a link between the River Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal in the west and the River Thames in the east.

Both the Stroudwater Navigation and Thames and Severn Canal are 'broad canals'.Brand: Amberley Publishing.

Item(s) successfully added to the cart. The Thames and Severn Canal. By: Household, Humphrey Price: £ Quantity: 1 available. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Please note that all the events, activities and meetings run by The Cotswold Canals Trust are cancelled until further notice in accordance with UK Government guidelines and CCT Policy.

Please view this post, phone or email [email protected] for further details. The "Stroudwater, Thames and Severn Canal Trust" (later renamed the "Cotswold Canal Trust") began restoring the Thames & Severn Canal and the adjoining Stroudwater Navigation.

One of the most sensitive areas on the whole route is at Daneway where 6 remaining locks climb up to the western side of the summit just before Sapperton.

In pictures: Thames and Severn Canal A brand new book entitled The Thames and Severn Canal by Humphrey Household, has just been published, about the first ever trunk waterways in the county.

The Thames and Severn Canal runs through Gloucestershire. The Thames and Severn Way is a canalside route designed by the Cotswold Canal Trust and shown on OS mapping and waymarked following where possible the canals between Framilode and Lechlade on Thames, passing through Stonehouse, Stroud, Brimscombe, the Golden Valley, Siddington, South Cerney, Cricklade and passing over the route of the Sapperton Canal Tunnel.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The Thames and Severn Canal This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. A feature of the Thames & Severn Canal that does not appear on the Stroudwater Navigation is the milestone.

It is believed that 52 milestones were originally positioned at half-mile intervals along the canal. However, the first one appears to have been at Bowbridge which is one mile from the start of the Thames & Severn at Wallbridge in Stroud (see photo 1 in right panel).

The canal is currently undergoing an intensive restoration programme managed by the Stroudwater and Severn Canal Trust. The Roundhouse marks the start of the navigable River Thames.

There is an immediate advantage to the walker in that there is now an official maintained towpath alongside the Thames from this point that will be my companion for. The Thames and Severn Canal was just under 28A miles long and had 44 locks. The branch to Cirencester added a further 1A miles.

The canal's summit is feet above sea level and includes the mile long Sapperton tunnel. At the time of its completion, this tunnel was the longest in England. The canal always had problems with its water supply 5/5(3).

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In another canal company, the North Wilts Canal, completed a link between the Wilts and Berks Canal at Swindon and the Thames and Severn Canal at Latton.

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Amberley Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Thames and Severn Canal, Humphrey. The company could raise an initial £, with an additional £60, if required. The canal was to be suitable for boats 12 feet ( m) wide, and so could accommodate Thames barges, but not Severn Trows.

Josiah Clowes was appointed head engineer, surveyor and carpenter to the canal in to assist Whitworth.

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Miscellaneous Shares etc. Cases, Agreements, Bye-laws, etc. Thames and Severn Canal: Miscellaneous papers and correspondence, The Thames and Severn Canal is a former canal in Gloucestershire in the south of England, though there are plans to restore eastern end is Inglesham Lock near Lechlade where it connects with the River western end is Wallbridge near Stroud, where it connects with the end of the Stroudwater has one short arm (branch), from Siddington to the town of Cirencester.

The Thames and Severn provided the link between the upper reaches (of the River Thames) at Lechlade to the Stroudwater Navigation at Wallbridge, Stroud. As with so many canal it was the coming of the railway that quite literally overtook it.

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Specifications; Locks: Status: Some restoration since History; Original owner: Thames and Severn Canal Company: Principal engineer: Josiah Clowes: Date of act. Thames and Severn Canal. By an Act of Parliament dated "The Company of Proprietors of the Thames & Severn Canal Navigation" was empowered to make and maintain a navigable canal from the River Thames at Lechlade to join with the Stroudwater Canal at Stroud.

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The Thames and Severn Canal is a canal in Gloucestershire in the south of England, completed in It was conceived as part of a canal route from Bristol to its eastern end, it connects to the River Thames at Inglesham Lock near Lechlade, while at its western end, it connects to the Stroudwater Navigation at Wallbridge near Stroud, thence to the River Severn, it has one short arm Length: miles ( km).

The Thames and Severn Canal is a canal in Gloucestershire in the south of England, which was completed in It was conceived as part of a canal route from Bristol to its eastern end, it connects to The River Thames at Inglesham Lock near Lechlade, while at its western end, it connects to the Stroudwater Navigation, and hence the River Severn, at Wallbridge near Stroud.

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March Thames & Severn Canal, Wallbridge Specialist contractors "Land & Water" move onto site at Wallbridge to clear the heavily silted section between Wallbridge Upper Lock and Doctor Newton.To promote, for the use of all, the towpaths as The Thames & Severn Way — long distance foot path To achieve restoration of The Cotswold Canals as a thirty-six mile navigable route from the Stroudwater Navigation’s junction with the Gloucester-Sharpness Canal .

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