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locks of the Oxford Canal

Craig, John

locks of the Oxford Canal

a journey from Oxford to Coventry : with fifty wood-engravings

by Craig, John

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Published by Whittington Press in Andoversford, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oxford Canal (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Oxford Canal (England)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Craig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.O87 C73 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8], x, [51] p., [1] folded leaf :
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2610779M
      ISBN 100904845508, 0904845516
      LC Control Number85173340

        A brand-new third lane of ship traffic through the Panama Canal was made possible by the recent $ billion Panama Canal expansion project, which included a third set of . The Oxford Canal is 78 miles long and links Oxford with Coventry. It connects with the River Thames at Oxford, the Grand Union Canal at Braunston and to the Coventry Canal at Hawkesbury Junction. The maximum sized boat able to navigate the Oxford is length 70ft, beam 7ft, draught 3ft, height 7ft, with 46 locks along it's route.

      Get this from a library! The locks of the Oxford Canal: a journey from Oxford to Coventry: with fifty wood-engravings. [John Craig].   The illustrated guide to the canal shows features of interest. Side one has canal coverage from Oxford to Banbury; detailed plans of Oxford and Banbury at , showing streets, shopping areas, canal facilities and places of interest; and a diagrammatic section along the canal and introduction to the canal's history and future : Map.

      MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL is the first in a series of page-turning crime thrillers set in Oxfordshire. Perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell. THE LOCATION. Oxford Canal Cruising Map in Acrobat (pdf) Format. £ Kennet & Avon Canal Cruising Map in Acrobat (pdf) Format. £ New Products. River Great Ouse and Tributaries Combined DVD (Popular+Bowcam) £ Middle Level Navigations Combined DVD (Popular+Bowcam) £


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Locks of the Oxford Canal by Craig, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Oxford Canal Walk is a long-distance route, following the towpath for 77 miles from Oxford to Hawkesbury. The gentle engineering of the canal, with few lock flights, means that you can walk the route (though you may need to check the condition of the path as grassy areas can get muddy).

MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists (DI Hillary Greene Book 1) - Kindle edition by MARTIN, FAITH.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting locks of the Oxford Canal book reading MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists (DI Hillary Greene Book 1).4/4().

The Oxford Canal Company and the Grand Junction Canal Company were bitter rivals. The building of a canal required an Act of Parliament and while this was being considered, the Oxford Canal Company successfully argued that the Grand Junction Company should pay "bar tolls" in order to compensate for the loss of traffic.

The Oxford Canal is a mile ( km) narrow canal in central England linking Oxford with Bedworth (between Coventry and Nuneaton on the Coventry Canal) via Banbury and ted init connects to the River Thames at Oxford and is integrated with the Grand Union Canal—combined for 5 miles (8 km) close to the villages of Braunston and Napton-on-the-Hill, a canal which soon after.

MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL a gripping crime mystery full of twists Paperback – October 2, It has several romantically-named locks on its length (such as the Three Pigeons Lock, and Dashwood Lock) and boasts the ominously-sounding Somerton Deep Lock, which often terrifies first-time boating holiday-makers.4/4().

The Oxford Canal Chain Book Inas part of the BW Architectural Heritage Survey, I walked the Oxford Canal from Hawkesbury to Oxford and inspected all its historic structures.

At the time, there was a waterway office at Marston Doles and someone there showed me a calf-bound, roughly A5 sized Chain Book that dated from around and was. MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL is the first in a series of page-turning crime thrillers set in Oxfordshire.

Perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell. What readers are saying about MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL “This book is a real page turner and I cannot wait for the next book in the series.” Barbara/5(K).

The mile-long Oxford Canal is marked by more than 40 locks, which adjust water levels to enable the raising or lowering of boats—as here, at L in Somerton village. It’s just good. Its biggest attraction is the remains of a 15th century cross, carved from Jurassic limestone.

Lower Heyford is an ancient village recorded in the Domesday Book of Shipton-on-Cherwell is a village most noted for the Holy Cross Parish Church, which overlooks the Oxford Canal, and Shipton Manor House, which dates from the 16th or 17th century.

“The canal paths can get busy especially on weekends with dog walkers and cyclists - look out for the rowing spotters. ” “Being completely flat its ideal for cycling although best to avoid Saturday and Sundays when there a large groups of walkers sharing the same towpath.

“It is an easy flat walk but you do need to watch out for bicycles which can come up from behind really quickly and /5(). The deepest "as-built" locks in England are considered to be Etruria Top Lock on the Trent and Mersey Canal and Somerton Deep Lock on the Oxford Canal: both have a rise of about 14 ft ( m).

[ citation needed ] Again, sources vary as to which is the deepest, and in any case Etruria has been deepened over the years to accommodate subsidence. Oxford Canal. The Oxford Canal runs from Hawkesbury Junction, where it connects with the Coventry Canal, to Oxford, where it connects with the river section between Braunston Junction and Napton Junction is often considered part of the Grand Union Canal, from Hawkesbury Junction to Oxford, is 75 miles ( km) long and has 46 lock (locks 2 to 7 at Hillmorton are in pairs).

If you’re missing the canal as much as we are, you might enjoy this short virtual view of a trip up the Oxford Canal. 10 great reasons to book an Oxford Canal boat holiday in Find out why a canal boat holiday on the Oxford Canal is a great idea. Book ‘COMET’ for that special birthday event or spend a few relaxing days (2 berth only but will take up to 12 passengers) cruising the Oxford Canal.

To book one day only use the booking link-calendar below- to book more than one day please call us on The text block consists of fifty wood engravings of the locks along the Oxford to Coventry Canal. The box is stained black to look like the black of lock gate handles. On the front and back of the box is a map of the canal, the front showing the position of the gates with brass wire, and the back with gold dots within a hand-pierced channel.

The Oxford Canal starts by the River Thames in Oxford and runs for 77 miles, mainly through quiet rolling countryside, to near Coventry where it connects with the midlands canal system.

At one time it was the main transport route from the midlands to the south of England and it is now one of the most beautiful and popular cruising canals. In central Oxford, the Oxford Canal and the River Thames were originally linked by a flash lock at Hythe Bridge.

In –97, David Harris replaced it with Isis Lock, a broad lock to allow Thames barges in and out of the Oxford Canal Company's Worcester Street wharves.

Isis County: Oxfordshire. Murder on the Oxford Canal was originally published in under the title "A Narrow Escape." This is a fine police procedural with a tight plot that is well written by its author, Faith Martin.

Although written, now some 13 years ago, it doesn't feel dated or out of time, however it A new author to me; he books are being re-packaged and re 4/5.

Book your tickets online for Oxford Canal, Oxford: See reviews, articles, and photos of Oxford Canal, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Oxford/5(). Leaky Canal Locks on the way to Stourbridge on the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal () - Duration: The Narrowboat Experie views.

Join us for a scenic day out along the beautiful Oxford canal path. Our day starts with a short coach ride to Hilmorton Locks in Rugby where we will start our return journey on foot along one of the UK's most picturesque stretches of canal.

The mile route takes us past many historical points of interest towards our finish point at Hawkesbury junction in Coventry just outside the Greyhound.Oxford Canal. 7 – Oxford Canal – 78 mi ( km) – Number of Locks: Wiki Info: The Oxford Canal is a mile-long ( km) narrow canal in central England linking Oxford with Coventry via Banbury and Rugby.

It connects with the River Thames at Oxford, to the Grand Union Canal at the villages of Braunston and Napton-on-the-Hill, and to. Oxford Canal Narrowboat Lock in Banbury (Oxfordshire, England) If you would like any more information on this video please leave a comment .