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Regent’s Canal Route

Above: An attractive piece of public art near the towpath of the Regent’s Canal, showing a horse that once pulled narrowboats in the 19th century. Running roughly N–S through the centre of England is the Grand Union Canal. Its main … Continue reading

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Grand Surrey Canal Route

Above: Part of Cary’s map of 1837 showing the route of the canal along with part of the Croydon Canal (Click on image to enlarge to 1280×960). London still has few canals in existence – like the Regent’s Canal in … Continue reading

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Limehouse Cut

Above: Looking NE at the Limehouse Cut from the towpath. A quick look at any street map of East London shows that the Regent’s Canal was cut only a short distance from the River Lea. The Regent’s Canal was cut … Continue reading

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