Canal near Stroud

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Canal near Stroud

Post #1 by essexpete » Wed Sep 08, 2021 11:15 am

Not quite sure where to put these! Seen on the Canal close to Stroud, Gloucestershire
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Re: Canal near Stroud

Post #2 by v1230nm » Wed Sep 08, 2021 5:44 pm

Thanks for posting Pete.

This is stuff close to my heart as I am a volunteer on one of the locks of Shakespeare's Avon, not a million miles away from Stroud.

Will try to post some of the Avon when I can.

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Re: Canal near Stroud

Post #3 by Jeremy Rowland » Wed Sep 08, 2021 8:20 pm

Great stuff Pete :thumbup: this is the Stroudwater Navigation which is part of the Cotswold Canals? It is currently under restoration :thumbup: and eventually becomes the Thames & Severn Canal.
On my first visit earlier this year they were about to rebuild a bridge that takes a working railway line across the canal, we then went along part of the disused Thames & Severn including the one portal of Sapperton tunnel, see below, also one of the deep locks at a village called Siddington, my friend gives you an idea of just how deep these locks are.

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Re: Canal near Stroud

Post #4 by essexpete » Wed Sep 08, 2021 10:43 pm

We cycled a long the canal in the Severn direction. At one point the canal goes under a main railway line and appears to be in little more than a large pipe?


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Re: Canal near Stroud

Post #5 by Jeremy Rowland » Thu Sep 09, 2021 9:36 pm

essexpete wrote:We cycled a long the canal in the Severn direction. At one point the canal goes under a main railway line and appears to be in little more than a large pipe?



Pete; that's where the new bridge is going in, it's by a large winding point in the canal and just after St Cyrs church as you head towards the Severn.

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