Smart's Bridge No 24

Hello can anyone tell me how these bridges got their name?

 
Daventry NN6 6PB, United Kingdom
 
Smart's Bridge No 24 is a minor waterways place on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Old Grand Union) between Welford Branch Junction (Junction of Grand Union Welford Branch with Leicester Section) (7 miles to the north) and Yelvertoft Wharf (Yelvertoft Village half a mile northwest) (1 mile and 3¼ furlongs to the west).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Welford Branch Junction is Chester's Bridge No 25; 4 furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Yelvertoft Wharf is Winwick Grange Aqueduct; 2 furlongs away.

There is no access to the towpath here.

Mooring here is good (a nice place to moor) , mooring rings or bollards are available. Quite shallow

There is a bridge here which takes a track over the canal.

 

Copyright: Tim Anger
Taken: 31 July 2007

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Nearest water point

Yelvertoft Wharf — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Yelvertoft Marina — 2 miles away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf — 3 miles, 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 6 miles, 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Watford Pumping Station — 6 miles, 2½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
North Kilworth Wharf — 7 miles, 6¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Norton Junction Bridge No 1 — 8 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin and Wharf — 8 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Norton Sanitary Station — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Norton Sanitary Station
Braunston Stop — 12 miles, 5 furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Stop
Braunston Road Bridge No 91 — 12 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Road Bridge No 91
Braunston Services — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Braunston Services
Stowe Hill Water Point — 14 miles, ¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Stowe Hill Water Point
Inclined Plane Upper Access Arm Junction — 14 miles, 2½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Foxton Junction — 14 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 10 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock — 18 miles, 4 furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Winding Hole above Calcutt Top Lock
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina

Nearest rubbish disposal

Yelvertoft Wharf — 1 mile, 3¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf — 3 miles, 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 6 miles, 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin and Wharf — 8 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Norton Sanitary Station — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Norton Sanitary Station
Braunston Stop — 12 miles, 5 furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Stop
Braunston Services — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Braunston Services
Church Street Aqueduct — 13 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Church Street Aqueduct
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina
The Canal Shop — 19 miles, ¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to The Canal Shop

Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Yelvertoft Marina — 2 miles away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Wharf — 3 miles, 5 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Watford Top Lock No 7 — 6 miles, 1 furlong away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin and Wharf — 8 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Norton Sanitary Station — 8 miles, 5¼ furlongs and 7 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Norton Sanitary Station
Braunston Road Bridge No 91 — 12 miles, 6½ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Road Bridge No 91
Braunston Services — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Braunston Services
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina

Nearest place to turn

Elkington Bridge No 28 — 1 mile, 6½ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Cracks Hill Winding Hole — 2 miles, 7¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Marina Entrance No 1 — 3 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Marina Entrance No 2 — 3 miles, 4 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Crick Marina Entrance No 3 — 3 miles, 4¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Downtown Bridge Winding Hole — 4 miles, 4¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Ashby's Bridge No 7 — 5 miles, 7¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Watford Pumping Station Winding Hole — 6 miles, 3 furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Branch Junction — 7 miles away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Watling Street Bridge No 5 — 7 miles, 1½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welton Haven Marina — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welton Hythe Marina — 8 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin — 8 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin
Norton Junction — 8 miles, 4 furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welford Basin and Wharf — 8 miles, 5 furlongs and 1 lock away
Travel to Welford Branch Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Leicester Section - Welford Arm) to Welford Basin and Wharf
Whilton Marina — 10 miles, ½ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Whilton Marina
Ivy Lodge Farm Bridge No 52 — 11 miles, 7¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Braunston Marina Western Entrance — 12 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Marina Western Entrance
Braunston Turn — 13 miles and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn
Weedon Wharf — 13 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Weedon Wharf

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Whilton Marina — 10 miles, ½ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Whilton Marina
Braunston Marina Western Entrance — 12 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Marina Western Entrance

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Yelvertoft Marina — 2 miles away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Welton Haven Marina — 7 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
North Kilworth Wharf — 7 miles, 6¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Foxton Junction
Welton Hythe Marina — 8 miles, ½ furlongs and 7 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Norton Junction
Stowe Hill Marina Service Wharf — 14 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Stowe Hill Marina Service Wharf
Heyford Fields Marina — 16 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Norton to Gayton) to Heyford Fields Marina
Barby Moorings — 17 miles, 6¼ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Oxford Canal (Northern Section - Main Line) to Barby Moorings
Wigrams Turn Marina — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 13 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Wigrams Turn Marina
Calcutt Marina — 18 miles, 5¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Calcutt Marina
Ventnor Marina (Sunrise Basin) — 18 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 16 locks away
Travel to Norton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Braunston to Norton) to Braunston Turn, then on the Grand Union Canal (Oxford Canal Section) to Napton Junction, then on the Grand Union Canal (Warwick and Napton Canal) to Ventnor Marina (Sunrise Basin)
 

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