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Grantham Canal and the Belvoir Castle Tramway

Ken Cheetham

Grantham Canal and the Belvoir Castle Tramway

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Published by East Midlands Group of the Railway & Canal Historical Society in Nottingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKen Cheetham and Nigel Wood.
ContributionsWood, Nigel., Railway and Canal Historical Society. East Midlands Group.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17445783M


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Grantham Canal and the Belvoir Castle Tramway by Ken Cheetham Download PDF EPUB FB2

Canal Cruises. Cruise along one of Britains most beautiful canals on The Three Shires Enjoy a 30 minute trip Bookings now being taken for: Sun 26th September book early to avoid disappointment 30min trips from Lock, and Price: £20 per boat up to 10 passengers, plus £1 booking [ ].

The Romantic Canal Guide Book to The Grantham Canal Bridge GCS newsletter; Society Meetings; Information; Restoration. Restoration Plan to ; Trent Link; Past Successes. Woolsthorpe and Belvoir Castle; Denton Wharf and Harlaxton Village; The Denton Reservoir; A Grantham Town Walk; Canal Environment.

The Environmental Estimated Reading Time: 2 mins. The Grantham Canal basin was sited at GR G The general layout is still discernible on the OS map, as is the route taken in by Granthams first railway (the Ambergate) to its station on the same site.

Here for a while was a scene of great activity as Grantham prospered following the canal. Belvoir Castle Caravan Camping Site Very close to the canal; Belvoir BB at Woodside Farm nr. Redmile Approx. 1 14 miles from the canal, mostly by field path; The Crown Plough, Long Clawson Crown Plough Approx.

1 12 miles from the canal (have been known to give you a lift back to the canal in the morning). Good. Anthony Jackson says Ive attached a picture of Willis Lock, near the Dirty Dock at Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir, being repaired in the s which readers may find interesting Ive counted 21 workmen engaged in the project.

This lock was restored by the Grantham Canal Society in the early s, and is currently awaiting a repair to a [ ]. Harlaxton Manor, built for Gregory de Ligne Gregory, was designed by Anthony Salvin in It replaced the earlier Manor elsewhere in the village and was designed to hold Gregory's large art collection and, in its prominent location, was intended to outface nearby Belvoir Castle.

Canal Opened. The work was completed in The canal started near Trent Bridge and was 33 miles long and rose feet up to Grantham through 18 wide locks. In addition to coal, the canal carried various bulk materials such as stone and lime and, rather less obviously, night soil. A bill, preserved in the Belvoir Castle estate office, shows that a horse drawn railway was built in by the Butterley Ironworks Company from the castle to the Grantham Canal.

An original plan for a canal spur to the castle was not viable, but a canal wharf was constructed at Muston Gorse to serve the castle, with a crane, weighbridge and.

The name Belvoir meaning beautiful view in French, and pronounced today as beaver dates back to Norman times. Four castles have stood on this spot sinceand its a pretty perfect location for a fortified castle.

How far is Belvoir Castle from Grantham. The distance between Grantham and Belvoir Castle is 6 miles. Formal Gardens. Over the centuries, Belvoirs formal gardens have undergone several major changes, with most Duchesses leaving their mark.

Elizabeth (5 th Duchess of Rutland) commissioned the Rev Sir John Thoroton to terrace the gardens in and later on, Violet the 8 th Duchess commissioned the renowned Edwardian garden designer Harold Peto () to create the gardens we know. The building of the slipway is a milestone of co-operation between waterways enthusiasts and British Waterways to get boats back onto the Grantham Canal.

The slipway was built entirely by volunteers from the Grantham Canal Restoration Society, Inland Waterways Association and the Waterway Recovery Group and is a valuable addition to the picnic. A detailed guide to the Grantham Canal with maps and photos along its entire length.

RIVER TRENT TO CROPWELL BUTLER. 1Km. A CygnusWeb Design. NOTE Rounded photos give more detail when clicked. A detailed guide to the Grantham Canal with maps and photos along its entire length. RIVER TRENT TO CROPWELL BUTLER. Grantham Canal Heritage Initiative.

likes. UNLOCKING PEOPLE POWER TO WORK ON YOUR CANAL. There is a taxi rank at Grantham station and the journey to Belvoir Castle will cost approx £12 Can Cabs Discount Cabs BUS We will be offering a shuttle service from Grantham Station to the Festival site on Friday afternoon, Saturday, Sunday and Monday Morning.

Exact times will be posted to this webpage when confirmed. We care for the Grantham Canal between Lady Bay in Nottingham and Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir and the taskforce will help us ensure that the canal remains a welcoming place for people and wildlife. Meeting on the first Thursday of every month the taskforce will focus on a different section of the canal each month.

Welcome to Belvoir Castle. Belvoir Castle (pronounced Beaver) is a stately home in the English county of Leicestershire, overlooking the Vale of Belvoir (UK). It is a Grade I listed building. The castle is near several villages, including Redmile, Woolsthorpe, Knipton, Harston, Harlaxton, Croxton Kerrial and Bottesford, and the town of Grantham.

Firefighters in Grantham have answered a call from South Kesteven District Council to help improve conditions for fish in a stretch of the towns canal. This comes after a small number of fish died as a result of the hot weather, while the "dangerous" weeds on the banks of the canal.

Woolsthorpe by Belvoir, also known as Woolsthorpe is a village and civil parish in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire, population of the civil parish at the census was It is situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) west from Grantham, and adjoins the county border with neighbouring village of Belvoir lies on the other side of the border.

Grantham Canal is located on Casthorpe Road bridge, near Denton. There is a small, narrow roadside layby for parking. The path is made up of compacted stone with some loose stone on the surface in places. The route is either level or gently sloping.

The path is a minimum of one metre wide, however there is vegetation encroachment on the edges. The Grantham Canal Today. a Brief History and Guide by Cove-Smith, Chris and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The Three Shires.

Dubbed The Three Shires the boat was purpose-built for the Grantham Canal Society inas a way to bring in a regular source of income to help support the ongoing restoration and maintenance of the canal. It is now the societys single biggest fund-raiser. Catering for groups of up to 10 people, it runs cruises.

Unless shown otherwise in the Special Offers section, travel between the station shown and Belvoir Castle is not included in your rail ticket. You may need to pay an additional bus or taxi fare to complete your journey.

Station name Grantham; Distance from station miles Approx. time by bus. Cafe Allez, by Belvoir castle, has reopened. () Owner Mark Trevarthen said: "We serve through a stylish screen so you dont need to enter the building to be served.

We can even take contactless payment through the screen. And we use the most environmentally friendly packaging on the market. " Socially distanced, clear queuing is in place.

Grantham, Lincolnshire. Various good shots of the old stately home of Grantham Castle near Grantham. Good shots of the house and the gardens and several interior shots of some of the rooms in the house including good shots of the tapestries, 16th and 17th century suits of armour on the staircases and of the antique furniture that decorates the rooms.

Grantham. The centre is located behind the Rutland Arms, Woolsthorpe, NG32 1NY. Grantham Canal is a great site for wildlife and habitats as well as local history studies. Since the Grantham Canal closed to boating in it has been reclaimed by nature and is a valuable wetland habitat, with much of the canal designated as a Site of Special.

A luxury fashion store celebrating Great British brands is the latest venue to open at the £ million Engine Yard at Belvoir Castle.

The Duchess Gallery, which opens this coming Sunday at the yards official launch, will stock a range of British fashion brands handpicked by. Grantham Canal Society. 2, likes talking about this.

Postings in good faith, but may not reflect society policy. We may use content from this page in Society publicity. Grantham It normally costs £15 for adults and £ for children Lincs hotel closes to guests indefinitely to accommodate Afghan refugees Afghanistan The British Government has pledged to.

A mile walk around the Roaches, taking in Wincle and Meerbrook. Kent Denton Greater Manchester Denton Kent, a village near Canterbury Denton Lincolnshire Denton Newcastle upon Tyne Denton Norfolk Denton Northamptonshire Denton railway station was the terminus of a small railway branch in Denton Lincolnshire It was used only for goods Former services Coordinates: 52 53 17 N served as High Sheriff of Lincolnshire from to.

The sun broke through as we walked through Sheldon and dropped down into Deepdale, but not for long sadly. The route seems to climb up to Monsal Head and back down to the viaduct just for the sake of it, so we decided to miss this out and continue to the viaduct instead- as the sun had been replaced by swirling grey cloud there wouldnt have been much of a view anyway.

Belvoir Castle's towering ambitions Belvoir Castle is an imposing, fairy-tale sight, with golden Lincolnshire-stone towers standing high above the Vale of Belvoir.

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Usually the road books would be used for navigation but we would have to rely on following these signs all week. Occasionally instead of erecting a sign the officials would mark the route by spraying an object with pink or orange paint, such as a rock, bush or, on the last day, a dead camel.

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