Hawkesbury Basin, S of Coalpit Field, Bedworth

Description of this historic site

Hawkesbury Basin, the site of a canal basin, an open area of water lined with wharves and warehouses. It was in use during the Imperial period, and was situated 450m south of Bedworth Hill Bridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 There were two basins at this point, served by tramways from Exhall Collieries as indicated on the 1914 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map. The West Midlands Waterways survey notes that the basins have since been filled in by tipping.

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