Market Harborough

Basin and Wharves. End of navigation, Canal Boat Club hire base
Also known as: Union Wharf
Union Wharf, Market Harborough, Harborough, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Market Harborough is a town at the end of the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Market Harborough Branch); past Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction (Used for mooring until the plane is restored) (5 miles and 3¾ furlongs to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction is Market Harborough Narrows; ½ furlongs away.

Facilities: chemical toilet disposal, rubbish disposal and water point.

Places of interest within 1 mile and to which this is the nearest place: Mainline railway stations (7¾ furlongs away); Aliance and Leicester cashpoints (ATM machines) (4½ furlongs away); Barclays Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (4 furlongs away); HSBC cashpoints (ATM machines) (4¼ furlongs away); Lloyds Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (5 furlongs away); Nationwide Building Society cashpoints (ATM machines) (4½ furlongs away); Natwest Bank cashpoints (ATM machines) (5¼ furlongs away); JD Weatherspoons Pubs (4¼ furlongs away); Sainsbury's supermarkets (5 furlongs away)

User contributed information about Market Harborough
This is really a test, but also a note to say that the RC church entry looks a little odd.
information from Nick, 22-1-2006 12:52:42
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Nearest water point

The nearest water point is here. Others are at:
Foxton Junction — 5 miles, 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 5 miles, 6½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction
North Kilworth Wharf — 12 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to North Kilworth Wharf
Welford Basin and Wharf — 14 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge No 87

Nearest rubbish disposal

The nearest rubbish disposal is here. Others are at:
Welford Basin and Wharf — 14 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge No 87

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

The nearest chemical toilet disposal is here. Others are at:
Welford Basin and Wharf — 14 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge No 87 — 15 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge No 87

Nearest place to turn

Woodlands Winding Hole — 7¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Bowden Hall Winding Hole — 2 miles, 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Gallows Hill Winding Hole — 3 miles, 6¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Inclined Plane Lower Access Arm Junction — 5 miles, 3¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Foxton Junction — 5 miles, 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 5 miles, 6½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction
Debdale Lane Winding Hole — 6 miles, 5¾ furlongs away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Debdale Lane Winding Hole
Debdale Wharf Bridge No 65 — 6 miles, 6 furlongs away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Debdale Wharf Bridge No 65
Ivy Lodge Farm Bridge No 52 — 8 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Ivy Lodge Farm Bridge No 52
Smeeton Winding Hole — 8 miles, 6½ furlongs away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Smeeton Winding Hole
Crane's Lock Winding Hole — 11 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 5 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Crane's Lock Winding Hole
Welford Branch Junction — 13 miles, ¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction
Wain Bridge Winding Hole — 13 miles, 3½ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Wain Bridge Winding Hole
Turnover Bridge No 82 Winding Hole — 14 miles, 1½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Turnover Bridge No 82 Winding Hole
Welford Basin — 14 miles, 4 furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin
Welford Basin and Wharf — 14 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Kilby Bridge Winding Hole — 15 miles, 3½ furlongs and 12 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Kilby Bridge Winding Hole
Downtown Bridge Winding Hole — 15 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Downtown Bridge Winding Hole
Bush Lock Winding Hole — 17 miles, 2½ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Union Canal) to Bush Lock Winding Hole
Elkington Bridge No 28 — 18 miles, 2½ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to Elkington Bridge No 28

Nearest boatyard pump-out

North Kilworth Wharf — 12 miles, 2¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
Travel to Foxton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) to North Kilworth Wharf

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self-operated pump-out
 

Wikipedia has a page about Market Harborough

Market Harborough is a market town within the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England. It has a population of 22,911 (2011) and is the administrative headquarters of Harborough District Council. It sits on the Northamptonshire-Leicestershire border. The town was formerly at a crossroads for both road and rail; however the A6 now bypasses the town to the east and the A14 which carries east-west traffic is 6 miles (9.7 km) to the south. The town is served by East Midlands Trains with direct services to Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Derby and St Pancras International. Rail services to Rugby and Peterborough ended in 1966.

Market Harborough is located in an area which was formerly a part of the Rockingham Forest, a royal hunting forest used by the medieval monarchs starting with William I. Rockingham Road takes its name from the forest. The forest's original boundaries stretched from Market Harborough through to Stamford and included the settlements at Corby, Kettering, Desborough, Rothwell, Thrapston and Oundle.

The centre of the town is dominated by the steeple of St. Dionysius Parish Church which rises directly from the street, as there is no church yard. It was constructed in grey stone in 1300 with the church itself a later building of about 1470. Next to the church stands the Old Grammar School, a small timber building dating from 1614. The ground floor is open, creating a covered market area and there is a single room on the first floor. It has become a symbol of the town. The nearby square is largely pedestrianised and surrounded by buildings of varying styles. The upper end of the High Street is wide and contains mostly unspoiled Georgian buildings.

Market Harborough has two villages within its confines: Great Bowden lies over a hill about a mile from the town centre; Little Bowden is less than half a mile from the town centre. The three centres have largely coalesced through ribbon development and infill, although Great Bowden continues to retain a strong village identity.

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[Market Harborough railway station] [Harborough] [Northampton to Market Harborough Line] [Market Harborough Building Society] [Market Harborough Cricket Club] [Market Harborough rail accident] [Market Harborough Rural District] [Harborough Museum] [St Dionysius' Church, Market Harborough]  
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