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Basingstoke Canal

Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society.

Basingstoke Canal

the case for restoration

by Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society.

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Published by Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society in [Woking (Surrey)] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New Basingstoke Canal Company.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 56.

    Statementpublished jointly by the Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society and the Inland Waterways Association.
    ContributionsInland Waterways Association (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC664.B37 S87
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p.
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5335925M
    ISBN 100900945001
    LC Control Number72189234
    OCLC/WorldCa618076

    The Berks and Hants Canal, incorporated as the Berkshire and Hampshire Junction Canal Company, was a proposed (but unbuilt) canal in the English counties of Berkshire and als for the waterway originate after the completion of the Kennet and Avon Canal and the Basingstoke Canal in the s, with a view to connecting the two canals. End point: Old Basing, Hampshire. The canal does not have a major water source so there is a need to conserve water which means that we have to manage lock usage. This includes setting opening and closing times so that gates can be sealed after the last boat has gone through each day. You must book in advance to pass through the locks.

    A permissive towpath trail from Penny Bridge, Up Nately to the Basingstoke Canal's junction with the Wey Navigation at Woodham, Surrey. The Canal walk goes through the Hampshire and Surrey countryside along the tree-lined towpath of the restored year-old canal and through woodland, heathland, wetland and pasture.   Tim Denton Wartime Defences on the Basingstoke Canal Pillbox Study Group, Dieter Jebens Guide to the Basingstoke Canal Basingstoke Canal Authority and the Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society, 2nd Edition, Dieter Jebens and Roger Cansdale Basingstoke Canal Tempus, ISBN Related Research Articles.

    Save on popular hotels near Basingstoke Canal, Camberley: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay closest to Basingstoke Canal. Find cheap deals and discount rates among them that best fit your budget. It's simple to book your hotel with Expedia! The Greywell Tunnel (grid reference) is a hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Hampshire, England, notified in When opened in it was the longest tunnel on the Basingstoke was closed due to a roof fall in Location: Greywell.


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Basingstoke Canal by Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paul Vine’s definitive history of the Basingstoke Canal was originally written when the canal was still in private ownership and Basingstoke Canal book newly formed Canal Society was battling to stop it sliding gently into oblivion.

This book played its part by raising public awareness of the canal and its complicated past. The Society has two trip boats on which you can enjoy cruises on the Basingstoke Canal.

Details about each can be found on this website. To book your public or theme trip on the JPII online, John Pinkerton Canal Cruises: Top.

Basingstoke Canal, Mytchett, United Kingdom. 4, likes talking about this 6, were here. Canal HQ, Visitor Centre, parking, cafe, picnic & play area /5(29). The Basingstoke Canal Society is a registered charity which owns two passenger boats the John Pinkerton II and the Kitty that provide pleasure trips on the Basingstoke Canal.

You can book seats or attend themed events. You can even charter Basingstoke Canal book whole boat for family, friends or work colleagues. Please see below for individual boat information/5(8).

Licences. If you wish to bring your boat onto the canal you will need a Basingstoke Canal Authority licence. Lock opening times There are set opening times for locks on the Canal.

You must book in advance to pass through the locks. The Basingstoke Canal was opened in to carry agricultural produce from Basingstoke to London via the rivers Wey and Thames.

It passes through wonderful countryside in Surrey and Hampshire. By the mid 's the Canal had fallen derelict and the campaign for restoration began.

Today the Canal is in public ownership with 32 miles and As the guardian of the Basingstoke Canal, the Society promotes and campaigns for the sustainable future of the Canal as a navigation. Through the John Pinkerton Canal Cruises operation, it also raises money which is used to fund maintenance and improvement works.

For a recently re-published pictorial guide to the whole of the Canal, see here. The section from the west of the Greywell tunnel to Basingstoke is referred to as “The Last 5 miles“. The original course of the Canal can be seen along much of this stretch, though in parts it has been erased from the landscape by the construction of the M3 and A30, some houses, and of course by the Festival Place and.

History of the Canal The Basingstoke Canal was conceived as an economical means of transportation for the development of agriculture in central Hampshire.

The first route to be surveyed in was a line northwards to the Thames at Monkey Island, Bray, but the engineering problems proved it. The official Basingstoke canal angling association discussion group has members. Welcome to the Basingstoke Canal Anging Association (BCAA) chat page.

The River Thames Book: Including the River Wey, Basingstoke Canal and Kennet and Avon Canal on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The River Thames Book: Including the River Wey, Basingstoke Canal and Kennet and Avon Canal/5(40). Dieter Jebens, the principal author of this book, was a founding member of the Canal Society and edited The Basingstoke Canal: The Case for Restoration in Customers who /5(4).

A day trip on Dawn from Odiham allows a peaceful cruise to a picnic lunch and a leisurely return through picturesque country stretches of the Basingstoke Canal, said by many to be one of the prettiest canals in the UK. We offer two choices of day trip on Dawn: hiring the whole boat for 4 hours or more; or reserving seats on public trips that last around 2½ hours.

The body of a man in his 90s was discovered in the Basingstoke Canal. Police, firefighters and paramedics were all called to an area close to the Dundee Exchange at around am on Tuesday (April Author: Jamie Phillips. The New Basingstoke Canal Company is almost ignored despite that it kept the canal as a single entity until Surrey and Hampshire Councils came to the rescue.

Had the NBCC not done what it did, the canal would have been split up and sold in lots, some of which would have been built over/5(3).

The Basingstoke Canal was built between October and September to facilitate the movement of commercial products around Hampshire. At its inception, the canal originally followed a 44 mile course from Basingstoke (roughly where the cinema in the Festival Place shopping precinct is located today) to the Wey and Godalming Navigations near Weybridge.

Odiham Basingstoke Canal walk. A short history of Odiham. The Domesday Book describes Odiham in detail. Attractive buildings provide a long term link to work, worship and recreation of previous centuries.

North Warnborough is the complementary village within the Parish. It boasts the castle from which King John set out for Runnymede to sign the.

This Project features a section of the Basingstoke Canal, the canal that does not actually go to Basingstoke. When Terry first started painting he fell in love with the canal and many of his paintings feature sections of it. Full of beautiful green foliage, lots of brickwork and buildings this is.

Basingstoke Canal Category People & Blogs; Song Preludes, Book 1: No. La fille aux cheveux de lin (The Girl with the Flaxen Hair) (arr.

for clarinet and orchestra). Barclays. Church St East. GU21 6AE. ; Halifax. 24 Commercial Way. GU21 6HQ. ; Lloyds. 32 Commercial way. GU21 6ER. As the Basingstoke canal does not have a major water source there is a need to conserve water, this means the locks have restricted opening times.

There is a total of 29 locks arranged in flights, locks 1 to 6 is the Woodham flight, locks 7 to 11 is the St Johns flight, and locks 12 to 28 are the Brookwood and Deepcut flights and lock 29 is in Ash.A map of the Basingstoke canal showing all the bridges and locks from Greywell Tunnel to the junction with the Wey navigation.

Red icons indicate a bridge, Yellow icons a lock. Some locks and. Today I am out with Barry Stevens in North Warnborough taking a stroll along the history Basingstoke Canal up to the now blocked off Greywelll Tunnel. .