Map of the stroudwater canal. It is a canal managed by the cotswold canal trust.
Stroudwater canal map. The first is the section between westfield bridge and bristol road wharf the area around the m5 motorway which is about 1 mile 1 6 km in length. As it stands the canal links the town of stroud to the river severn at framilode. Thames severn canal.
These are a group of volunteers who are actively working on restoring the canal to its former glory. The stroudwater navigation in the cotswolds is an 8 mile stretch of canal with 12 locks along the route. Upper framilode river severn to wallbridge stroud.
The story so far. Work rapidly pressed ahead as samuel rudder reported in 1779. Thames severn canal.
It was opened in 1779. The second is a very short section between where the canal used to lock into the river severn and framilode swing bridge. A good place to start is the canal visitor centre at wallbridge in stroud or stroud tourist information centre in the subscription rooms.
Phase 1b from the air. Find out more about cycling the stroudwater canal. All of the stroudwater navigation is accessible to the public apart from two sections.
Phase 1a in pictures. This was the first canal built and joined stroud to the river severn just beyond saul junction. Posted in cirencester arm cirencester arm t s canal cirencester arm maps cirencester arm maps t s canal cotswold canals cotswold canals maps stroudwater canal stroudwater canal maps thames severn canal thames severn canal maps leave a reply.
In 1775 an act passed for making a navigable canal from wallbridge near stroud to the severn near framilode. Phase 1b in pictures. In 1776 stroud water triumphant was published to celebrate.
Downloadable canal map pdf restoration. With the later building of the gloucester sharpness canal the two were joined together at saul junction. The stroudwater navigation is a canal in england which linked stroud to the river severn it was authorised in 1776 although part had already been built as the proprietors believed that an act of parliament obtained in 1730 gave them the necessary powers.
Westfield lock bonds mill. Saul latham map 2 stroudwater navigation. In consequence whereof a handsome canal forty two feet.
Called the stroudwater navigation it enabled trows to carry goods from stroud to ports on the river severn. Latham westfield lock map 3 stroudwater navigation. Map 1 stroudwater navigation.
Plan for phase 1b. A copy of the towpath map is available to purchase at the canal visitor centre on line shop click here stroudwater canal thames severn canal towpath map. Wallbridge stroud to inglesham near lechlade on thames.