Swarkestone Junction

Junction of the Derby and the Trent and Mersey Canals
Pingle Lane, Swarkestone, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Swarkestone Junction is a major waterways place at the junction of the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton) with the Derby and Sandiacre Canal.
 
Willington Winding Hole is on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton), 5 miles and 2½ furlongs and 1 lock to the west. Shardlow is on the Trent and Mersey Canal (Main Line - Derwent Mouth to Burton), 5 miles and 7¼ furlongs and 4 locks to the east. Sandiacre Junction (Junction with the closed Derby Canal) is on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal), 12 miles and 4 furlongs and 9 locks to the east.
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Willington Winding Hole is Swarkestone Toll House (Crane and Old Lock next to Toll House where canal originally ran through to River Trent); 1 furlong away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Shardlow is Swarkestone Lock No 5; ¼ furlongs away.

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The Cranfleet Cut sounds like some sort of Public School entrance exam from Scribblings from the Mintball posted Tuesday the 29th of July, 2014
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