West Yorkshire waterway guide to Calder & Hebble navigation, Huddersfield Broad Canal (Sir John Ramsden"s Canal), Aire & Calder navigation (Leeds to Knottingley & Wakefield branch

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Published by Calder Navigation Society in Wakefield (c/o Honorary Secretary, 3 Newland Crescent, Durkar, Wakefield) .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Previous ed., 1975.

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Statementcompiled by Keith Noble and other members of the Calder Navigation Society.
ContributionsNoble, Keith., Calder Navigation Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL19293004M

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Now that the Rochdale Canal and Huddersfield Narrow Canal have been restored, the Calder & Hebble Navigation is once again an essential part of the waterway routes across the Pennines. Running for miles between Sowerby Bridge and Wakefield, the Calder & Hebble was designed to extend navigation from the Aire and Calder Navigation at.

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The Calder and Hebble Navigation connects the town of Sowerby Bridge on the Rochdale Canal with the Aire and Calder Canal at Castleford. and was constructed after the success of the Leeds and Liverpool/Aire and Calder canal showed the way for the industrialists of West Yorkshire to move their heavy goods down to the ports on the east coast.

The calder and hebble navigation is a broad inland waterway with locks and bridgeholes that are suitable for 14 foot wide 4 3 m boats in west yorkshire england construction to improve the river calder and the river hebble began in and the initial scheme which included 5 7 miles 9 2 km of new cuts was completed in and has remained.

Calder & Hebble Navigation 'The Navigation starts in Wakefield, where there is an end-on junction with the Aire and Calder Navigation and runs upstream through Mirfield, after which there is a junction with the Huddersfield Broad Canal, to arrive at Sowerby Bridge, where there is another end-on junction, this time with the Rochdale Canal.

The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a Broad (i.e. with foot-wide ( m) locks and bridgeholes) inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England, which has remained navigable since it was opened.

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with feet-wide, m, locks and bridgeholes) in West Yorkshire, England. It has remained Huddersfield Broad Canal book since it was opened. The Navigation starts in Wakefield at Fall Ings Lock, where there is ajunction with the Aire and Calder Navigation and runs upstream through Wakefield, crossing the M1 motorway near junct to.

The Huddersfield Broad Canal is a broad canal and is part of the Waterways of Mainland Britain. It runs for 3 miles and 4 furlongs through 9 locks from Cooper Bridge Junction (where it joins the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line)) to Aspley Basin (Huddersfield) (where it joins the Huddersfield Narrow Canal).

The three-mile Huddersfield Broad Canal linked the Huddersfield Narrow Canal in the centre of Huddersfield with the Calder & Hebble Navigation at Cooper Bridge. Originally known as Sir John Ramsden's Canal, his family virtually owned Huddersfield, before becoming known as the Broad Canal to distinguish it from the Narrow Canal.

The Huddersfield Broad Canal (also called by its original name, the Sir John Ramsden Canal) is a wide-locked navigable canal in Yorkshire in northern waterway is 3¾ miles (6 km) long and has 9 wide locks.

It follows The Valley of the River Colne and connects the Calder And Hebble Navigation at Cooper Bridge West Yorkshire waterway guide to Calder & Hebble navigation with the Huddersfield Narrow Canal at (or near) Aspley Basin. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs for 20 miles between Huddersfield in West Yorkshire and Ashton under Lyne in Greater Manchester, UK.

The summit of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is the highest navigable waterway in Britain. Standedge Tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal is Britain's longest canal tunnel. The canal has a total of 74 locks. The Huddersfield Broad Canal or Sir John Ramsden's Canal, is a wide-locked navigable canal in waterway is 3¾ miles long and has nine wide locks.

It follows the valley of the River Colne and connects the Calder and Hebble Navigation at Cooper Bridge junction with the Huddersfield Narrow Canal near Aspley Basin in Huddersfield.

The section to Lock 1 of the Narrow Canal was restored and landscaped as part of the re-development of the area for the University. When the Narrow Canal is re-opened to through navigation the Broad Canal is likely to become a busy and popular waterway once again. For more photographs, see the Virtual Cruise along the Huddersfield Broad Canal.

The huddersfield broad canal is a broad canal and is part of the waterways of mainland britain it runs for 3 miles and 4 furlongs through 9 locks from cooper bridge junction where it joins the calder and hebble navigation main line to aspley basin huddersfield where it joins the huddersfield narrow canal.

The Calder & Hebble is a river navigation - which means simply a river which has been made passable for boats, as opposed to an entirely man-made canal driven over a watershed. The important difference is that a river navigation takes its water from the always-flowing river, whereas a watershed canal must be supplied from reservoirs built above.

The canal links also with the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal at Bradley. In Huddersfield you can also pick up the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. It heads across the Pennines and the Peak District into Greater Manchester. For cyclists National Route 69 runs parallel to the canal.

Huddersfield Broad Canal Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off. The Huddersfield Broad Canal running through the centre of Huddersfield is only around 4 miles long and connects the Narrow canal to the Calder and Hebble Navigation.

York Boat on the River Ouse from Lendal Bridge South Yorkshire Navigations – York, Ripon & Selby. The Huddersfield Narrow packs 74 locks into 20 miles and reaches the highest point on any English waterway, with the longest tunnel.

It makes an unforgettable journey. Boating on the Huddersfield canals. The Huddersfield Broad is like the Calder & Hebble without the handspikes. Walks near water - Huddersfield Narrow Canal at Linthwaite. The canal runs from Huddersfield town centre all the way to Ashton-under-Lyne but it’s possible to walk any section and then hop on a train back to your starting point.

It’s 12 kms ( miles) from Huddersfield to the start of the Standedge Tunnel in Marsden. Covered in this guide are: Aire & Calder Navigation, Bridgewater Canal, Calder & Hebble Navigation, Huddersfield Narrow Canal, Huddersfield Broad Canal, Lancaster Canal, Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Macclesfield Canal, Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal, Peak Forest and Ashton Canals, Rochdale Canal, Sankey Canal and Trent & Mersey s: Before boundary changes inboth ends of the tunnel were in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

Three are railway tunnels and the other is a canal tunnel. The canal tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal was authorised by an Act of Parliament on 4 April Construction of a 5,yard (4, m)-long tunnel began months later.

Huddersfield Broad Canal opened in at a cost of £11, and is a wide-locked navigable canal which runs for four miles between the Huddersfield Narrow Canal in the centre of Huddersfield at Aspley and the Calder and Hebble Navigation at Cooper Bridge. Originally known as the Cooper Canal as it branched off the Calder and Hebble Navigation.

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The Calder Valley Greenway is a mile route on the National Cycle Network, connecting Huddersfield to Dewsbury. cross the Bradley Viaduct, with its 15 high arches of spectacular blue brick, carrying you over the River Colne and Huddersfield Broad Canal.

At this point you can take a short detour via a public bridleway and footpath to. TouristLink members rank Islington Branch Canal, Barnsley Canal and Huddersfield Broad Canal as the top canals near Bradford.

Find information on canals in Bradford as well as 22 canals in West Yorkshire, 86 canals in England, canals in United Kingdom. Narrow Boat on the Calder & Hebble Navigation at Elland Park Wood The photo is taken at the back of the Colliers' Arms Public House.

The canal was built in by John Smeaton, founder of the Society of Civil Engineers, later to become the Institution of Civil canal is a 'broad' canal, although most present-day craft are narrow boats such as the one in the picture. The Calder & Hebble Navigation meets the Rochdale Canal at Sowerby Bridge, and the Aire & Calder Navigation at Wakefield.

It’s dotted with small mill towns like Brighouse and Cooper Bridge and offers boaters the chance to explore a popular area of Yorkshire with an abundance of natural beauty.

The Aire and Calder Navigation is the canalised section of the Rivers Aire and Calder in West Yorkshire, England. The first improvements to the rivers above Knottingley were completed in when the Aire was made navigable to Leeds and the Calder to Wakefield.

The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a broad inland waterway, with locks and bridgeholes that are suitable for foot-wide ( m) boats, in West Yorkshire, uction to improve the River Calder and the River Hebble began inand the initial scheme, which included miles ( km) of new cuts, was completed in and has remained navigable since it was opened.

inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England. Media in category "Calder and Hebble Navigation" The following files are in this category, out of total. Calder and Hebble Navigation - Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe - - jpg × ; KB.

This Northern England canal boat holiday is perfect for those looking for a packed week exploring the diversity of the North. Bases: Barnoldswick. Riley Green. Calder & Hebble Navigation, Yorkshire. Another canal navigating the rolling Pennine hills with plenty of locks and endless scenic views.

Halifax miles; Huddersfield miles; Bradford miles. Situated within Calderdale, West Yorkshire, is the vibrant market town of Brighouse. This town is in a prime location at the lower end of the Calder Valley, as well as sitting alongside the Calder and Hebble Navigation waterway. Calder and Hebble Navigation Looking towards the terminal basin of the Calder and Hebble Navigation, from a point near the junction with the Rochdale Canal Specifications.

The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a Broad (ie with foot wide locks and bridgeholes) inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England, which has remained navigable since it was opened. History. By the beginning of the 18th century, the Aire and Calder Navigation had made the River Calder navigable as far upstream as aim of the Calder and Hebble Navigation was to extend navigation.

Whilst some waterways shown on the UK canal and river map are being restored, others are derelict. Join us Become a member for as little as £36 per year – or you can choose to give more. The Calder and Hebble Navigation, which connects to the Navigation at Wakefield, allows boats to reach the Huddersfield Broad and Narrow Canals, and the Rochdale Canal.

The Selby Canal connects to the Ouse, from where boats can travel upstream to reach York, Boroughbridge and Ripon, or downstream to the River Derwent.

Waterways Code. The Calder & Hebble Navigation runs for 21 miles from Wakefield to Sowerby Bridge. It connects the Aire and Calder Navigation at Wakefield with the Rochdale Canal at Sowerby Bridge and Huddersfield Broad Canal at Cooper Bridge. British Waterways permits cycling on some sections of towpath around Dewsbury (see map).

Savile Town. The Calder and Hebble Navigation is a broad (i.e. with foot-wide ( m) locks and bridgeholes) inland waterway in West Yorkshire, England, which has remained navigable since it. 14 Waterside Lodge rests beside the canal near Brighouse and is an ideal base for exploring the Calder Valley, the Hebble Navigation Waterway and towns such as Halifax, Huddersfield and Bradford.

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West Yorkshire: Gibson Mill. Huddersfield Water Walk - A 45 minute walk designed to be done in a lunchtime, through the town centre and along the Huddersfield Broad Canal. Mirfield Canal and River Walk - A walk lasting around 55 minutes along the River Calder and the Calder and Hebble Navigation Canal.

In the River Calder formed the boundary between the market town of Huddersfield and West Riding County Council. There is a date stone on the parapet next to the pavement and it also shows the boundary. There is also a junction with the Huddersfield Broad Canal on the River Calder, a short distance to the south east of this bridge.Oct 1, - A holiday navigating the UK rivers and canal system is a way to relax and spend time with a real a canal boat or narrow boat as both the place you stay and your transport is a great way to discover the UK in your own time, at your own pace and away from the usual tourist traps.

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Construction to improve the River Calder and the River Hebble began inand the initial scheme, which included miles ( km) of new cuts, was completed in and has.

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