canals of south west England by C. Hadfield

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Across England and Wales our 2, miles of canals and rivers flow through cities, past homes, alongside offices and out into glorious countryside, bringing wellbeing opportunities to millions. Zoom in to the map to see more information about an area, including nearby facilities on and by the water.

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Canals first saw use during the Roman occupation of the south of Great Britain and were used mainly for irrigation. The Romans also created several navigable canals, such as Foss Dyke, to link rivers, enabling increased transport inland by water.

The United Kingdom's navigable water network grew as the demand for industrial transport increased. The South West of England had several east-west cross-country canals, which connected the River Thames to the River Severn and the River Avon, allowing the cities of Bristol and Bath to be connected to London: These were Thames and Severn Canal which linked to the Stroudwater Navigation, the Kennet and Avon Canal and the Wilts and Berks Canal, which linked to these.

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West of the incline the canal route swings south west towards the largest, and last, of the vertical lifts. The approach can be followed along fields to the south west of Greenham village.

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A pocket at the rear of the book houses a large map of England and Wales showing the canals, boundaries and railways.

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