Norman's and Walker's Works Branch, Harborough Road

Description of this historic site

A branch of the Oxford Canal, a waterway used for transporting goods. It dated to the Imperial period, and is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. It is located immediately to the west of Fall's Bridge, Harborough Magna.

Notes about this historic site

1 This 1m 1f branch of the Oxford canal was formed when the canal was straightened in 1834. This section was retained to serve Newbold lime works.
2 It appears on the OS map to be still water, filled and navigable. On the 1905 OS 25″ there is a wharf marked opposite Newbold Lodge at SP 48 77.

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