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Latitude: 52.2846 / 52°17'4"N
Longitude: -1.1847 / 1°11'5"W
OS Eastings: 455710
OS Northings: 265473
OS Grid: SP557654
Mapcode National: GBR 8RN.M9P
Mapcode Global: VHCV5.FV10
Entry Name: Grand Union Canal West Entrance to Braunston Tunnel
Listing Date: 11 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076445
English Heritage Legacy ID: 360963
Location: Braunston, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11
Civil Parish: Braunston
Traditional County: Northamptonshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire
Church of England Parish: Braunston All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
BRAUNSTON GRAND UNION CANAL
5/80 West Entrance to Braunston
Tunnel entrance. Late C18. James Barnes and William Jessop Engineers. Arch and
flanking walls rendered brick, the brickwork exposed on right side of the
parapet. Rendered string course at the base of the parapet. The tunnel is 2045
yards long and was opened in 1796. The Grand Junction Canal was authorised by
Act of Parliament in 1793. In 1929 it was taken over by the Grand Union Canal
Company and the name was changed.
(A.H. Faulkner: The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.35-36).
Listing NGR: SP5571065473
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