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The Thames and Severn Canal by Humphrey W. Household

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Published by Humanities Press Intl Inc .
Written in English


  • Shipping industries,
  • General,
  • Water Transportation,
  • Transportation

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11672288M
ISBN 100862990564
ISBN 109780862990565

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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 & 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. Buy The Thames and Severn Canal on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders : The Thames and Severn Canal (): Humphrey Household: Books Skip to main contentCited by: 1. The canal was completed in at a cost of GBP, With the Stroudwater Navigation, which had been completed in , it 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.