The map displays a range of services available on the main canal of the shropshire union canal. The shropshire union canal and runs from ellesere port on the river mersey to autherley junction near wolverhamption where it meets the staffordshire and worcestershire canal.
Simply click the box next to any service being displayed in the map key on the left of your screen.
Shropshire canal map. Gronwen wharf is adjacent to bridge 82 not bridge 83. The llangollen and montgomery canals are modern names for two branches of the canal. Shropshire union canal is situated west of ince.
Historical map showing the original system as proposed by the ellesmere canal company. The shropshire union was formed by the union of a number of canals that from nantwich to chester was built to broad barge standards and many miles of little used branches through shropshire were abandoned earlier this century. Montgomery canal restoration report august 2020 montgomery canal restoration report july 2020 montgomery canal restoration design review montgomery canal restoration report march 2020 montgomery canal restoration report january 2020.
Middlewich branch new cut. Navigable isolated and dry sections and the remaining obstacles. Shropshire union canal is a canal in england and has an elevation of 26 feet.
Map showing the situation today. Mainly narrow canal 66 miles 47 locks. The shropshire canal was a tub boat canal built to supply coal ore and limestone to the industrial region of east shropshire england that adjoined the river severn at coalbrookdale it ran from a junction with the donnington wood canal ascending the 316 yard long wrockwardine wood inclined plane to its summit level it made a junction with the older ketley canal and at southall bank the.
Narrow canal 10 miles 4 locks. Click image to enlarge the montgomery canal. Shropshire union canals maps.
From mapcarta the free map. The middlewich branch connects the shropshire union canal to the trent and mersey.