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Stoppages on the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal

A map of the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal

The map displays a range of services available on the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal. Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the Map Key on the left of your screen.

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A brief history of the Leicester Section of the Grand Union Canal

Canal Details
Canal length : 65.8 miles
Locks : 41
Boat Length : 72ft
Width : 7ft ins
Draught : 4ft 5ins

An Act was passed 1793 for the Leicester and Northampton Union Canal. The intention was to link the Soar Navigation near Leicester to the River Nene near Northampton.

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