Monument record M2289 - Nottingham Canal


CANAL (Georgian to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 51857 42814 (12916m by 8785m)
Map sheet SK54SW
District Broxtowe
District Nottingham
Civil Parish Lenton, Nottingham
Civil Parish Trowell, Broxtowe
Civil Parish Wollaton, Nottingham
Civil Parish Cossall, Broxtowe
Civil Parish Awsworth, Broxtowe
Civil Parish Eastwood, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Nottingham Canal, built 1792-1796. The canal was 14.75 miles long and had 20 broad locks, to take boats 85ft x 14.5ft with a stoplock at Langley Mill. The highest part of the canal was reached at Wollaton, whence it ran level to Langley Mill. Taken over by railway company in 1855, all but the Lenton-Trent section was abandoned by 1937. (1)
Long stretches now obliterated by open-cast mining.
Grid ref is for Langley Mill end.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

6 BW print, J3, J4, SMR

<1> Patrick A, 1975, Canals in Nottinghamshire (Monograph). SNT50.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Monograph: Patrick A. 1975. Canals in Nottinghamshire. NCC.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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