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Leeds and Liverpool Canal

  • Type: Canal
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Leeds and Liverpool Canal is a 127 mile (204 km), 150 year old, canal that utilizes locks and tunnels to traverse the Pennines mountains in northwest England. - AsNotedIn



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Sail the Leeds and Liverpool Canal by Narrowboat
  • 1001 Esc
Leeds to Liverpool

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Granary Wharf House
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River Lock and Retaining Walls To River Aire
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Y/M/D Description Composition Place Locale Food Event
1770/11/05 Construction of the "Leeds and Liverpool Canal" ceremoniously begins at Halsall, West Lancashire. Halsall Lancashire
1776/00/00 Main block of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Company Warehouse is completed. It was designed by Robert Owen, engineer for the Leeds and Liverpool Canal Company. Granary Wharf House Leeds
1777/00/00 At the opening ceremony of the 33-mile stretch of the canal from Leeds to Holmbridge, near Gargrave, held at lock No 1, a crowd of 20,000-30,000 people witness a procession of boats passing through the lock. River Lock and Retaining Walls To River Aire Leeds

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Particulars for Leeds and Liverpool Canal:
Waterway Canal
Historic Use Canal Related
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related

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