Cotswold Canals in Pictures

Cotswold Canals - Statistics

Stroudwater Navigation - As Constructed
Canal length - Wallbridge, Stroud to River Severn 12.6 km (7.8 miles)
Number of locks - Wallbridge to River Severn 13
Fall from Wallbridge to River Severn 32m (105 ft)

 

Stroudwater Navigation - When Restored
Canal length - Wallbridge, Stroud to Saul Junction 11.4 km (7.1 miles)
Number of locks - Wallbridge to Saul Junction 12
Fall from Wallbridge to Saul Junction 26.3m (86 ft 3 in)

 

Thames & Severn Canal
Canal length 46.3 km (28.75 miles)
Total number of locks 44
Rise from Wallbridge, Stroud to summit (Sapperton) 73.5m (241 ft)
Locks to summit 28
Distance from Wallbridge to summit (Sapperton) 11.4 km (7.1 miles)
Length of summit 12.9 km (8 miles)
Length of Cirencester Arm 2 km (1.25 miles)
Locks from summit to River Thames, Inlgesham 16
Fall from summit to River Thames, Inglesham 39.3m (129 ft)
Distance from summit to River Thames, Inglesham 21.9 km (13.6 miles)
Length of Sapperton Canal Tunnel 3,490m (3,817 yards,
173.5 chains or 2.2 miles)
Tunnel width (nominal) 4.4m (14 ft 4 in)
Tunnel internal height (nominal) 4.7m (15 ft 4 in)