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Gloucester and Sharpness Canal

C. P. Weaver

Gloucester and Sharpness Canal

by C. P. Weaver

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Published by Railway & Canal Historical Society (West Midlands Area) in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Gloucester and Berkeley Canal.
    • Subjects:
    • Gloucester and Berkeley Canal.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 4-5.

      Statementby C. P. Weaver and C. R. Weaver.
      ContributionsWeaver, C. R. joint author., Railway & Canal Historical Society. West Midlands Area.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC664.G55 W4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination42 p.
      Number of Pages42
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4959239M
      LC Control Number76426603

      Moreton Valence is a village 6 miles ( km) south-west of Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, on the AIt lies on the river Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Parkend Canal bridge is in the middle of Moreton Valence, with the Parkend Bridge House which is a Grade II listed building. The population of the village in was [citation needed].   Travel the full length of the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal via this video. For much of its mile length it runs close to the tidal River Severn, but cuts off a .

      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'. 'The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History' (book) See more. Gloucester. 'The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History' (book) See more. Gloucester. 4 May at May the 4th be with you & stay safe! , Views. BBC Gloucestershire. 4 May at "May the forth be with you" - Even Storm Troopers have.

        A little snippet of our first cruise on our 70' NB Never Enough with The Tiller Girls, our two Cairn Terriers Molly and Islay. Our first cruise - . Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, Gloucester: See reviews, articles, and 65 photos of Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 67 attractions in /5().


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Gloucester and Sharpness Canal by C. P. Weaver Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal was once the broadest and deepest in the world. Even today, it stands out from other navigations because of its sheer scale and impressive engineering. Gloucester & Sharpness Canal view from Gloucester Docks.

Maximum boat dimensions. Guide only - weather conditions can affect water levels. Book Now. This year the event will be held on: Sunday 26th January Location: Gloucester Sharpness Canal. Overview: Since the first event Zandermania has grown in size and reputation, Fished on the fantastic Gloucester and Sharpness Shipping Canal in Gloucestershire.

The canal is a little over 16 miles in Gloucester and Sharpness Canal book with an average depth of. The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal was built to by-pass the treacherous tidal stretch of the River Severn below Gloucester.

At a higher level than the River, the canal is entered via the sea lock at Sharpness or by locking up from the Severn at Gloucester. The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is a canal in the west of England, between Gloucester and Sharpness; for much of its length it runs close to the tidal River Severn, but cuts off a significant loop in the river, at a once-dangerous bend near Arlingham.

It was once the broadest and deepest canal in the world and is km or miles long. Gloucester & Sharpness Canal This page describes the general features of the canal - the dimensions, the bridges, the bridgemen's houses and the towpath.

The links above lead to pages giving further information on sections of the canal, and. Buy The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Through Time First Edition by Hugh Conway-Jones (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low 5/5(2). The Gloucester & Sharpness canal runs from Sharpness which is on the tidal reaches of the River Severn, to Gloucester where it joins the Severn Navigation Canal. The route provides a constantly navigable connection between Gloucester and the upper navigable section of the River Severn, avoiding areas such as the dangerous bend near Arlingham.

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Through Time [Hugh Conway-Jones] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Originally authorised as a ship canal between Gloucester and Berkeley inthe entrance on the Severn estuary was changed to Sharpness to provide better access for large ships.

Have cycled from Gloucester all way to Sharpness and back. I am a keen mountain biker and it is about 50k return but you can start at any point.

It is an interesting and scenic ride with places to stop for refreshments in several spots/5(). The Port is separated from the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and the rest of the inland waterways by two swing bridges operated by Sharpness Port staff.

If your boat has an air draft of more than 5m you will need the high level bridge to be swung so must also book this in advance with the Sharpness Pierhead. The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History Drawing on contemporary sources, this book by Hugh Conway-Jones sheds new light on the construction, operation and maintenance of the canal, highlighting the people involved, the vessels that used the canal and the facilities that were provided at Gloucester and Sharpness.

Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. likes 3, were here. Landmark & Historical Place5/5. Hiring a narrowboat on the Gloucester Sharpness Canal is a unique way to see Gloucester and the villages and countryside along the way. With a speed limit of 4mph, rushing is not an option and with the stresses.

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The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History draws on contemporary sources and throws new light on the construction, operation and maintenance of.

Buy The Gloucester And Sharpness Canal Through Time: Read Books Reviews - ce: $ The Gloucester to Sharpness Canal Originally the plan was for a ship canal betwen Gloucester and Berkeley as authorised by an Act of Parliament in Unfortunately, only one third of the canal was completed at this time but after several years work began and the canal was eventually completed in Tragic family losses have spurred them towards a life on Gloucester & Sharpness Canal A new b&b is coming to one of the landmarks in Gloucester Docks and.

Eight of the 15 original bridges on the canal have charming keeper's houses beside them, built in the s in the shape of a Greek cross, with one arm of the cross a porch held up by two Doric columns and that was just a start of a fascinating voyage to the past.

A trip on the Sharpness Canal with English Holiday Cruises - Part 2. Coroners have confirmed the identity of the body recovered from Gloucester and Sharpness Canal last month, March The body of Ian Moir, 62 and of no fixed abode, was recovered by the Sainsbury Author: Samuel Port.

Here's a couple of ships you might recognise from the Docks. With the 75th anniversary of VE day on Friday 8 May, we've created some short films taking.This was a canal towpath overnight cycle trip on the canal from Sharpness to Gloucester Docks followed by roads north to a pub and campsite beside the River Severn at Wainlode Hill, Norton.

We parked our car on open ground above the marina at Sharpness near the start of the track down to the marina/lock bypassing the steps and starting the ride 5/5(). Nationalised inthe canal attracted new trade post-war, only to see it die away in the s.

Sharpness remains a successful port and this book shows how it has changed and how the buildings at Gloucester Docks have found new : Hugh Conway-Jones.