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NORTHERN SECTION
TOP LOCK
LITTLE BRAUNSTON
WIDE LOCKS
HILLMORTON LOCKS
BUTTY
SINGLE NARROWBOAT
PLACE
SHARING
DIRECTION
BRIDGE
FLIGHT
PLACES
OPENING
INTERESTING
TOMORROW
SET
ROUTE
TIME
STARTING
VISIT
WEEKEND
BUSY
LUNCH
CRUISE
CRUISING
LONDON
PART
SMALL SIZE
NORTH
SEPTEMBER 1966
PLEASURE BOATS
WARWICKSHIRE
OXFORD
CANAL
STOKE BRUERNE
GRAND JUNCTION CANAL
COVENTRY CANAL
GRAND UNION
NAPTON JUNCTION
BRAUNSTON TUNNEL
TUNNEL
NAPTON
HILLMORTON
RUGBY
VILLAGES
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Definitions

  1. Braunston is a village and civil parish in the county of Northamptonshire, England, It has a population of 1,675 (2001 census).
  2. Braunston is a small village in Northamptonshire where the Grand Union meets the Oxford Canal.
  3. Braunston is a very busy place and one of the main hubs of canal life. (Web site)
  4. Braunston is situated just off the A45 main road and lies between the towns of Rugby and Daventry.
  5. Braunston was unusually quiet but we started the trip up the locks in the company of a community boat that was on its way to Camden. (Web site)

Northern Section

  1. We turned left at Braunston to follow the northern section of the Oxford Canal. (Web site)

Top Lock

  1. Hi Folks. Last night we had a beautiful sunset, over the top lock at Braunston.
  2. We had a good trip through Braunston Tunnel and met up with the Peets at the top lock. (Web site)

Little Braunston

  1. There are, close to the village, three lost settlements and one small hamlet called Little Braunston. (Web site)

Wide Locks

  1. Join the mighty Grand Union Canal with its wide locks and twisting tunnel at Braunston. (Web site)

Hillmorton Locks

  1. We made good time to Braunston, spending just 35 min at Hillmorton locks despite lock 4 being very slow as only one paddle was working.

Butty

  1. We learnt to say 'motor and butty' not boat and butty and learned how to correctly pronounce Braunston.

Single Narrowboat

  1. However, the onward section from Braunston to Birmingham was built as 'narrow' canals - that is, the locks could accommodate only a single narrowboat.

Place

  1. Our practice session was to take place on the Oxford Canal, travelling south towards Braunston.

Sharing

  1. From here it heads east for a short while, sharing it's course with the Oxford canal, to Braunston.
  2. Willow enters a wide beam lock at Braunston, sharing it with a hire boat - the best way for a 'narrowboat' to use wide locks is to share.

Direction

  1. The nearest place in the direction of Norton Junction is Braunston Lock No 2; a few yards away.

Bridge

  1. The nearest place in the direction of Braunston Turn is Bridge No 87; 2½ furlongs away.

Flight

  1. At Braunston we turn right and shortly join the former Grand Junction Canal before climbing the 6 locks of the Braunston flight to reach the summit level.
  2. The flight of locks from Braunston leads us to the famous tunnel, which has a slight kink in the middle. (Web site)
  3. Out of the flight and through the melee of boats commonly known as Braunston till we espied Draco and Allsorts moored on the towpath together.

Places

  1. Photos from Geograph for places near Braunston Lock 2 Bridge No 3 When showing a photo with details clicking on it will take you to Geograph.

Opening

  1. With the opening of Braunston Tunnel, the line was open from the Oxford Canal through to Weedon Bec in June 1796. (Web site)

Interesting

  1. They will be in Braunston for the Historic Boat Rally, which will be interesting.

Tomorrow

  1. John wants to hang around until tomorrow to see Gary in the marina and then we will make our way to Braunston. (Web site)

Set

  1. Once this was completed we set off in the drizzle and followed an ABC hireboat through Braunston tunnel. (Web site)

Route

  1. This tunnel is 2042 yards long, and was opened in 1796 to create a route through the low hills which separate the main Grand Union Canal from Braunston. (Web site)

Time

  1. I should have stopped to get it fixed but time was pressing as we HAD to get to Braunston by dusk to pick up Tim.

Starting

  1. Starting in the Rugby area it is a short trip through farmland to the Grand Union Canal at Braunston. (Web site)
  2. I soon reached the road in Braunston, and walked through the pretty village and reached the church once again just as it was starting to get dark. (Web site)

Visit

  1. The old canal town of Braunston is always worth a visit.
  2. I'll be driving 150 miles today just to visit the Longden exhibition and Braunston show. (Web site)

Weekend

  1. We actually managed to find two places just before the visitor moorings at Bridge 90, so we could stay the weekend at Braunston. (Web site)
  2. Surprized the moorings above Braunston top lock are empty, so we are now here till the weekend and the Historic Boat Rally. (Web site)
  3. About a dozen boats have now joined us including some old working boats en-route to Braunston Show next weekend.

Busy

  1. We'd expected Braunston to be very busy, but everyone must have been somewhere else as there was little traffic either way. (Web site)

Lunch

  1. We moored up at Braunston to do some shopping in the village, and even found a good fish and chip shop for lunch. (Web site)
  2. After lunch, we ascended the remaining Braunston locks, and finally tackled the Braunston Tunnel, which was smokey as usual but thankfully not too busy. (Web site)

Cruise

  1. Our morning began at 7.30am with an early cruise through Braunston Tunnel. (Web site)
  2. From here we lock up Braunston flight, the first broad locks of this cruise and immediately enter Braunston Tunnel, 2042yds and about 30mins long. (Web site)

Cruising

  1. At Long Buckby we rise 7 locks into wooded countryside before cruising through another long tunnel at Braunston. (Web site)

London

  1. This interesting trip takes you down the North Oxford Canal to Braunston where you join the Grand Union Canal heading southwards towards London. (Web site)
  2. By 1797 two stretches had been completed - London to Fenny Stratford and from Braunston to Blisworth. (Web site)

Part

  1. Very little information is known about Braunstonbury, probably because it was regarded as part of the nearby village of Braunston.

Small Size

  1. Despite its small size, Braunston was once served by two railway stations, both now closed.

North

  1. From Braunston in the north the wide Grand Union Canal passes through Weedon village, noted for its antique shops, and on to Gayton junction. (Web site)

September 1966

  1. Braunston and Willoughby station closed in April 1957 and the line itself in September 1966. (Web site)

Pleasure Boats

  1. Braunston has a marina filled with these pleasure boats and is usually quite busy. (Web site)

Warwickshire

  1. Another great pair of canal DVDs are released from Waterway Routes covering the Warwickshire Ring, clockwise from Braunston Turn.

Oxford

  1. We decided to turn left at Braunston and proceed towards the Thames at Oxford via the pretty Oxford canal. (Web site)
  2. Two major canals – the Oxford and the Grand Union – join in the county at Braunston.
  3. Braunston, at the junction of the Oxford and Grand Union canals, is perhaps our most famous canal village.

Canal

  1. The canal ended in a junction where we turned right, expecting to go to a town called Braunston.
  2. The canal was opened from Braunston to Blisworth in 1797. (Web site)
  3. The gazetteer has been enhanced to provide for places just off the canal (such as Newbold and Braunston).

Stoke Bruerne

  1. Stoke Bruerne and Braunston are old canal towns, the Canal Museum and Boat Inn at Stoke Bruerne are worth a stop. (Web site)
  2. Starting at Braunston in the north head down the wide Grand Union Canal to Stoke Bruerne and its Waterways Museum. (Web site)

Grand Junction Canal

  1. Trade on the southern part of the Oxford Canal was reduced by the opening in 1800 of the Grand Junction Canal from Braunston (Northants.

Coventry Canal

  1. The Coventry canal eventually joins up with the North Oxford canal and on to the famous canal centre of Braunston. (Web site)

Grand Union

  1. Then it was time to make for the Fens, so we set off down to Braunston, along the Oxford canal and onto the Grand Union.
  2. As we head towards Braunston and the Grand Union we can sum up the North Oxford Canal in a few sentences. (Web site)

Napton Junction

  1. A short, lock-free section takes us from Braunston Turn to Napton Junction where we turn right onto the Grand Union Canal.

Braunston Tunnel

  1. From the marina, six locks carry the Grand Union Canal up to Braunston Tunnel, some 2,049 yards (1,874 m) long. (Web site)
  2. Once through Braunston Tunnel it is just a short distance to the hive of activity at Braunston Wharf, where the Grand Union joins the South Oxford canal. (Web site)
  3. A short film documenting two journeys through Braunston Tunnel, Northamptonshire.

Tunnel

  1. Or how about heading up through Banbury and Braunston, through the Braunston tunnel, to Stoke Bruerne.
  2. Our plan is to head South to the Thames but we can't do that until the repairs to the Braunston Tunnel are complete - supposedly the middle of March. (Web site)
  3. My old schoolfriend Bill lives about 200 yards from the end of Braunston Tunnel so he dropped by, took this photo and mailed it to me. (Web site)

Napton

  1. However, the short section between Braunston and Napton became part of the busy direct route linking Birmingham to London. (Web site)
  2. At Braunston turn once more on to the Grand Union back to Napton and rejoin the South Oxford Canal.

Hillmorton

  1. We left Braunston early afternoon and turned right up the Oxford Canal towards Hillmorton. (Web site)

Rugby

  1. It has a population of 1,675 (2001 census).[ 1] Braunston is situated just off the A45 main road and lies between the towns of Rugby and Daventry.
  2. Heading towards the spires of the church towards Braunston you travel through Rugby, an old market town, with the public school in the centre. (Web site)
  3. We have been through Nuneaton, Rugby and are currently moored at a place called Braunston.

Villages

  1. The villages are called Braunston, Braunstonbury and Wolfhampcote of which the last two are both deserted villages. (Web site)
  2. In close vicinity to the lost village there are three other villages and one small hamlet called Little Braunston. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Capitals > London > River Thames > Oxford Canal
  2. United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire > Grand Union Canal
  3. Castles > Gates > Doors > Locks
  4. Countries > United Kingdom > England > Northamptonshire
  5. Brentford

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