Site of Gasworks, Tachbrook Road

Description of this historic site

The site of a canal wharf and gasworks, where vessels would have loaded and unloaded goods during the Imperial period. It was located between the end of Priory Street and the Grand Union Canal.

Notes about this historic site

1 Boatloads of crude tar were carried from here to MTD distilleries at Banbury by Thomas Clayton Ltd in narrow boats with tank holds. The works closed in the 1960s and have been very recently demolished.

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