Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Rickmansworth Branch)

The Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Rickmansworth Branch) is a narrow canal and is part of the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal). It runs for 2¾ furlongs through 1 lock from Batchworth Junction (where it joins the Grand Union Canal (Grand Junction Canal - Main Line - Gayton to Brentford)) to End of Rickmansworth Branch (which is a dead end).

The maximum dimensions for a boat to be able to travel on the waterway are 72 feet long and 14 feet wide. The maximum headroom is not known. The maximum draught is not known.

The navigational authority for this waterway is Canal & River Trust

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Batchworth Junction
Junction with Grand Union (Rickmansworth Branch). Rickmansworth Town Centre, half a mile north.
Batchworth Junction Bridge a few yards 0 locks
Batchworth Lock No 81A ¼ furlongs 0 locks
Batchworth Lock Weir ½ furlongs 1 lock
Rickmansworth Drawbridge No 2 1¼ furlongs 1 lock
Rickmansworth Rubbish Disposal 1½ furlongs 1 lock
Rickmansworth Basin 1½ furlongs 1 lock
Rickmansworth Basin Footbridge 1¾ furlongs 1 lock
Site of Sabey's Pool Branch Canal Junction
Junction of River Chess with Sabey's Canal
2 furlongs 1 lock
Ebury Way Bridge 2¼ furlongs 1 lock
Site of Rickmansworth Town Wharf Junction 2¾ furlongs 1 lock
End of Rickmansworth Branch 2¾ furlongs 1 lock
 THE GRAND JUNCTION CANAL - a highway laid with water.
An account of the Grand Junction Canal, 1792 - 1928, with a postscript. By Ian Petticrew and Wendy Austin.

Wikipedia has a page about Grand Union Canal

The Grand Union Canal in England is part of the British canal system. Its main line starts in London and ends in Birmingham, stretching for 137 miles (220 km) with 166 locks. It has arms to places including Leicester, Slough, Aylesbury, Wendover and Northampton.

The Grand Union Canal was also the original name for part of what is now part of the Leicester Line of the modern Grand Union: this latter is now generally referred to as the Old Grand Union Canal to avoid ambiguity.

Other Wikipedia pages that might relate to Grand Union Canal
[Grand Union Canal (old)] [Grand Union Canal 145 mile Race] [Union Canal] [Shropshire Union Canal] [Grand Junction Canal] [Grand Union] [Oxford Canal] [Hertford Union Canal] [Grand Union Canal Carrying Company]
Information retrieved Thursday 31 May 2018 at 16:40