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Coventry Canal Basin
England

Coventry Canal Basin opened in 1769 and was built by James Brindley. It was restored to its present state in the mid-1990s.


The canal itself runs through Bedworth, Nuneaton, Atherstone, Polesworth and into Tamworth, joining with the Oxford Canal at Hawkesbury junction. Further views of the route can be seen by following the arrows.

The panorama was created by Virtual Midlands, which is based in Coventry.

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Copyright: Ralph Ames
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Resolution: 16000x8000
Uploaded: 12/05/2009
Updated: 26/09/2014
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Tags: coventry; coventry canal; narrowboats; james brindley; admiral codrington pub
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