A map of the Erewash Canal
The map displays a range of services available on the Erewash Canal. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen.
A brief history of the Erewash Canal
|Canal length :||11.6 miles|
|Boat Length :||72ft|
|Height :||7ft 4ins|
|Width :||10ft 6ins|
|Draught :||2ft 6ins|
The Erewash Canal joins Loughborough to the River and River Trent. The canal was completed in 1779 and linked the Derbyshire coal fields to the River Trent. It was a commercially very successful mainly due to the transportation of coal.
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