Canal History & Heritage

Rose Narrowboats Collage

Canal History & Heritage

Stretton Stop in 1961

Want to know a bit more about the UK canals and the boats that travelled along them?

We have some articles below:-

Historic Vessels Operated by Rose Narrowboats

Vigilante Bow

1873 BCN District No.1 Dredger

1935 GUCCCo “Little Northwich” Butty – Toucan

1935 GUCCCo “Little Woolwich” Motor Boat – Slough

1943 Oxford No.1 Tug

1960 Inspection Launch – Vigilante

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Oxford Canal and Stretton History

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The building of the canal

The old canal around Brinklow

The straightening of the Oxford Canal

Stretton Stop

Recent History

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Interesting Canal Structures around Rose Narrowboats

Horseley Ironworks Bridge

The Wharf

The Old Stable

The Narrows

Toll Keepers House and Toll Office

Slipway

Paint Dock

Stretton Arm

Line of Old Canal

Brinklow Arches

Smeaton Lane Aqueduct

Embankment

Horseley Ironworks Bridge

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