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Grand Union Market Harborough Branch

Description: Runs 5.5 miles from Market Harborough to the junction with the Grand Union Leicester Section at Foxton Junction.

History: Authorised by an Act of 1793 as part of the Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Union Canal, intended to terminate at Northampton but only completed to Market Harborough in 1809.

January 1793

Authorised by an Act.

January 1809

Completed to Market Harborough.

January 1950

IWA National Rally at Market Harborough.

 

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