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Gloucester and Sharpness canal.

Hugh Conway-Jones

Gloucester and Sharpness canal.

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Published by Tempus .
Written in English


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SeriesImages of England
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Open LibraryOL18261371M

Cancel free on most hotels. Book your accommodation near Gloucester and Sharpness Canal now and unlock secret prices & special discounts! Join ™ Rewards: for every 10 nights booked, earn 1 FREE! The railway joined up at Sharpness with the Sharpness Branch Line which had been built from Berkeley Road railway station on the Bristol and Gloucester Railway to the docks in The opening of the bridge in provided a cross-Severn route for Forest of Dean and south Wales coal both to Sharpness docks and to : Forest of Dean.


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The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History draws on contemporary sources and throws new light on the construction, operation and maintenance of the canal.

This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Gloucester & Sharpness Canal has changed and developed over the last century. Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History.

The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is a canal in the west of England, between Gloucester and Sharpness; for much of its length it runs close to the tidal River Severn, but cuts off a significant loop in the river, at a once-dangerous bend near Arlingham.

It was once the broadest and deepest canal in the world and is km or miles long. Gloucester & Sharpness Canal This page describes the general features of the canal - the dimensions, the bridges, the bridgemen's houses and the towpath.

The links above lead to pages giving further information on sections of the canal, and. However the river was tidal and difficult to navigate, so few large ships made it up to Gloucester.

Work on the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, originally called the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal, began in Lack of funds delayed the project, but the canal finally opened in The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal is a spectacular feat of engineering.

Nowadays, this vast waterway is home to a host of wildlife and fantastic views. As well as the odd tall ship of course. The Port is separated from the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal and the rest of the inland waterways by two swing bridges operated by Sharpness Port staff.

If your boat has an air draft of more than 5m you will need the high level bridge to be swung so must also book this in advance with the Sharpness Pierhead.

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History draws on contemporary sources and throws new light on the construction, operation and maintenance of the canal. The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal Through Time Hugh Conway-Jones — Canals.

Nationalised inthe canal attracted new trade post-war, only to see it die away in the s. Sharpness remains a successful port and this book shows how it has changed and how the buildings at Gloucester Docks have found new : Hugh Conway-Jones.

Nationalised inthe canal attracted new trade post-war, only to see it die away in the s. Sharpness remains a successful port and this book shows how it has changed and how the buildings at Gloucester Docks have found new uses.5/5(2).

Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, The: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, The Francis Frith The UK’s leading publisher of local photographs since Location: Gloucester Sharpness Canal Overview: Since the first event Zandermania has grown in size and reputation, Fished on the fantastic Gloucester and Sharpness Shipping Canal in Gloucestershire.

The canal is a little over 16 miles in length with an average depth of 12 foot the quality of the Zander fishing is on a par with anything else available in the country.

The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal was built to by-pass the treacherous tidal stretch of the River Severn below Gloucester. At a higher level than the River, the canal is entered via the sea lock at Sharpness or by locking up from the Severn at Gloucester.

The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal - An Illustrated History draws on contemporary sources and throws new light on the construction, operation and maintenance of the canal. It highlights not only the people involved but also the vessels that used it and the facilities that were provided at Gloucester and at Sharpness.5/5(5).

Author: Hugh Conway-Jones; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Canals Page: 96 View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Gloucester & Sharpness Canal has. The great thing about the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal is that there aren’t any locks to navigate, and all bridges are operated by Canal & River Trust staff (and controlled by Red & Green lights) – all this reduces the stress levels if new to boating and helps guarantee a relaxing day out.

The Gloucester to Sharpness Canal Originally the plan was for a ship canal betwen Gloucester and Berkeley as authorised by an Act of Parliament in Unfortunately, only one third of the canal was completed at this time but after several years work began and the canal was eventually completed in Lots of narrow boats use this lovely canal, a great walk along the towpath too.

Interesting stops are Gloucester, Saul and of course Sharpness where the lock takes you to the river Severn/5(). The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal is a canal in the west of England, between Gloucester and Sharpness; for much of its length it runs close to the tidal River Severn, but cuts off a significant loop in the river, at a once-dangerous bend near Arlingham.

It was once the broadest and deepest canal in the world. The canal is km long. Gloucester & Sharpness Canal, Gloucester, Gloucestershire. likes 3, were here. Landmark & Historical Place5/5. Tragic family losses have spurred them towards a life on Gloucester & Sharpness Canal A new b&b is coming to one of the landmarks in Gloucester Docks and it will really float your boat Gloucester.

Saul Junction - This is where the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal crosses the line of the earlier Stroudwater Canal and is the only crossing of two independently owned canals in the country. To form the Junction the level of the Stroudwater Canal had to be raised about four feet so it was the same level as the Gloucester Canal.

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The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal offers 16 miles of lock free cruising with wonderful views of the Severn Estuary. Coroners have confirmed the identity of the body recovered from Gloucester and Sharpness Canal last month, March The body of Ian Moir, 62 and of no fixed abode, was recovered by the Sainsbury Author: Samuel Port.

This mile walk follows the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal from the historic city of Gloucester to one of Britain’s most inland ports on the Severn Estuary. The Gloucester & Sharpness Canal was once the broadest and deepest canal in the world, and even to this day delivers a stunning visual spectacle thanks to its impressive engineering.

Moreton Valence is a village 6 miles ( km) south-west of Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, on the AIt lies on the river Severn and the Gloucester and Sharpness Parkend Canal bridge is in the middle of Moreton Valence, with the Parkend Bridge House which is a Grade II listed building.

The population of the village in was [citation needed]. Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, Gloucester: See reviews, articles, and 65 photos of Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 67 attractions in Gloucester/5(). We've navigated to the end of the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal to the Sharpness Docks.

I discover what's at the end of the canal and see the remains of the Severn Railway Bridge devastated in the. The Gloucester and Sharpness Canal or Gloucester and Berkeley Canal is a canal in the west of England, between Gloucester and Sharpness; for much of its length it runs close to the tidal River Severn, but cuts off a significant loop in The River, at a once-dangerous bend near was once the broadest and deepest canal in the World.

Decade of capital raising. The Gloucester & Sharpness canal runs from Sharpness which is on the tidal reaches of the River Severn, to Gloucester where it joins the Severn Navigation Canal. The route provides a constantly navigable connection between Gloucester and the upper navigable section of the River Severn, avoiding areas such as the dangerous bend near Arlingham.

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Travel the full length of the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal via this video. For much of its mile length it runs close to the tidal River Severn, but cuts off a. Gloucester and Sharpness Canal: Beautiful scenery - See traveler reviews, 65 candid photos, and great deals for Gloucester, UK, at TripAdvisor.5/5().

Saul Marina – Gloucester Saul Marina is located on the Gloucester and Sharpness canal and its junction with the Stroudwater canal, which makes it the only canal crossroads in the country. It offers a number of cruising routes. Save on popular hotels near Gloucester and Sharpness Canal, Lydney: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay closest to Gloucester and Sharpness Canal.

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I dont own a boat, but would very much like to. Ive visited a number of marinas and now have an idea of what Im looking for as a liveaboard. What is giving me cold feet is the residential/leasure moorings available on the Sharpness Gloucester canal. From months of looking I havent noticed a singl.It turned out to be a really indulgent treat and an education rolled into one, travelling on the Gloucester to Sharpness Canal in splendidly-catered comfort on board the tonne MV Edward Elgar, thanks to English Holiday Cruises.Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Sharpness Port: Advice (3 May 11 until further notice): [/media/documents/pdf Download a guide to Sharpness Port entrance lock signals] Contact: Gloucester & Sharpness Canal Fretherne Bridge: Advice (16 Jun 11 until further notice): Customers are reminded that there is a morning embargo on the.