Old Oxford Canal, S of Nettle Hill to Hopsford Hall

Description of this historic site

The site of a disused canal, a waterway used for transporting goods. It dated from the Imperial period, and is mostly visible as an earthwork. It was part of the Oxford Canal, and situated south of Nettle Hill, with the intersection of the M6.

Notes about this historic site

1 An embankment on the Oxford Canal, built during the straightening of the 1830s, has here made redundant a lengthy section of canal, stretching into SP4182 and SP4283. The old canal is mostly traceable, partly waterfilled.

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