Fenny Compton Wharf

Description of this historic site

The site of a canal wharf, buildings, boathouse and basin, where vessels would have loaded and unloaded goods during the Imperial period. It was located south of the canal, 500m north east of the current marina, and was marked on the Ordnance Survey maps of 1886 and 1905.

Notes about this historic site

1 Shown on 1886 OS 6″.
2 As shown on the OS 25″ (1905) and 6″, this is a major complex to the south of the canal comprising several buildings, a boathouse, and a basin/winding hole. This complex is now Fenny Marina. It consists of canal stabling, one and two storey buildings fronting the canal and a larger house. They form a good working group, representative of the buildings of many of the wharfs in the area.

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