narrowboats

narrowboats
n. (British) narrow and long barge used on canals to carry freight

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Oxford Canal — The Oxford Canal as seen from Napton on the Hill in Warwickshire The Oxford Canal is a 78 mile long (126 km) narrow canal in central England linking Oxford with Coventry via Banbury and Rugby. It connects with the River Thames at Oxford, to… …   Wikipedia

  • Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal — The Monmouthshire Brecon Canal is a small network of canals in South Wales. For most of its convert|35|mi|km|sing=on length it runs through the Brecon Beacons National Park, and its present rural character and tranquillity belies its original… …   Wikipedia

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  • Blisworth Tunnel — Geobox|Canal Tunnel name = Blisworth Tunnel category = Canal Tunnel image caption =Southern Portal of Blisworth Tunnel symbol = country = England state = Northamptonshire region = East of England district = South Northamptonshire municipality =… …   Wikipedia

  • Chester Canal Heritage Trust — The Chester Canal Heritage Trust was started in 1997, to promote the canal in Chester, Cheshire, and educate about it. The canal was originally the Chester Canal, before becoming part of the Shropshire Union Canal network. The objectives of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bridgewater-Kanal — Vorlage:Infobox Fluss/GKZ fehlt Bridgewater Kanal (Hauptlinie) Lage Nordwestengland Länge ca. 45 km Schleusen ohne Der Bridgewater Kanal ist ein Narrowboat Kanal im Nordwesten Englands, der die Städte Runcorn und Manchester miteinander verbindet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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