Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal


Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal

Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal was a 3 mile private canal between Apedale and Newcastle-under-Lyme both in Staffordshire, England.cite web |url=http://www.jim-shead.com/waterways/PNRC0341.htm#PNRCSNGC |title=Priestley's Navigable Rivers and Canals |accessdate=2007-05-06] It was used to transport coal from Sir Nigel Gresley's mines. It opened in 1776 after being approved by Act of Parliament in 1775. It closed around 1857. [cite web |url=http://www.jim-shead.com/waterways/Sheffield-and-South-Yorkshire-New-Junction-Canal.html#SNGC |publisher=Jim Shead |title=List of Waterways |accessdate=2007-05-06]

References

ee also

*Canals of Great Britain
*History of the British canal system


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