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Droitwich Canal Navigation

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of Droitwich

1874 The canal was leased to the Sharpness New Docks and Gloucester and Birmingham Navigation Co for 999 years from Midsummer. [1]

Also the Droitwich Barge Canal runs from the river Severn to Droitwich, 5.8 miles with 8 locks built to allow passage of wide barges.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  • IWA website