Monument record 0156900000 - GRAND UNION CANAL (WENDOVER ARM)

Summary

Eighteenth to nineteenth century canal

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • CANAL (18th Century to 19th Century - 1700 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0011 km
Plan Form - LINEAR
WENDOVER BRANCH OF GRAND JUNCTION (LATER GRAND UNION) CANAL. AUTHORISED IN 1794; WENDOVER NAVIGABLE FEEDER OPENED 1799 (B1). LEAKAGE PROBLEMS.1897 STOPPED UP, OPENED SHORT TIME 1901 (B2). TURNING HOLE OF ARM VISIBLE (B3). BETWEEN SP9172 1290 & SP9001 1179 CANAL IS DRY, REST IS WATERFILLED (B4).

Sources (9)

  • ---SBC20715 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89281260. Yes.
  • ---SBC20730 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89641257. Yes.
  • ---SBC20731 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2001. 2001 oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP89001220. Yes.
  • <1>SBC5982 Bibliographic reference: HADFIELD C 1966 CANALS OF THE EAST MIDLANDS PP110, 111,115-116.
  • <2>SBC5216 Bibliographic reference: FAULKNER A H 1972 GRAND JUNCTION CANAL PP71-73;13 2-136;141-142;205-207;223.
  • <3>SBC6632 Bibliographic reference: INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY RECORD CARD NO.23 63 07 (FI LED).
  • <4>SBC12272 Bibliographic reference: PIKE A R,SUMMER 1977,FIELD VISIT.
  • <5>SBC19351 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1985. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest.
  • <6>SBC22082 Bibliographic reference: Ian J Wilson. 2004. The Grand Union Canal: From Brentford to Braunston.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 89770 11041 (6267m by 5648m) (Exact)
Civil Parish BUCKLAND, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish DRAYTON BEAUCHAMP, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13445)

Record last edited

Feb 13 2018 2:55PM

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