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FAIRIES HILL TO CASTLEFORD
 
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Leeds to Goole
Castleford - Knottingley
Barnsley Canal (former Junction with Aire & Calder)


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Click to enlargeWood Nook Lock at the Altofts end of Broadreach (or Calder) Cut. The lock is near Fairies Hill Cut, now used as private moorings. This lock is a Listed Building.
Images of EnglandIoE Number: 437046
Date listed: 09 October 1987
Grade: II.More information at Images of England.
Click to enlarge Wood Nook Lock. The narrowboats are heading upstream towards the photographer. The railway in the background is the North Midland line between Leeds and Derby, opened in 1840. (1)
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeThe Fairies Hill Cut, is now used as private moorings. Through traffic travels via the nearby Wood Nook Lock on the Calder Cut.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeMoorings at Fairies Hill.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeMoorings at Fairies Hill. The disused section is visible through the railway bridge.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeMoorings at Fairies Hill, viewed from the disused section of the old cut.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeThe Lafarge Jetty on the Aire and Calder Navigation.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeThe Lafarge Jetty and Fairies Hill on the Aire and Calder Navigation.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeThe entrance to Fairies Hill Moorings.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeA disused railway bridge west of Methley Bridge (Barnsdale Road).
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeLeisurely progress on the River Calder heading downstream towards Castleford.
[09 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeView upstream from Castleford Flood Lock of the confluence of the Rivers Calder (on left) and the River Aire. Both rivers are navigable at this point.
[ 01 Sep 2011]
Click to enlargeRiver Aire, view downstream towards Castleford and the confluence with the River Calder (right) with Castleford Flood Lock on the left.
[23 Aug 2011]
Click to enlargeCastleford Junction, both branches of the navigation meet here at the confluence of the Rivers Calder and Aire.
[9 Sep 2011]
Sources
1. Wakefield Canal Trail, John Goodchild, Wakefield Historical Publications, 1985. ISBN 0 901869 22 8.
AIRE & CALDER NAVIGATION - FAIRIES HILL TO CASTLEFORD
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