Historic Maps and Plans of Inland Navigation




Canalmaps ref. A505
Waterway Oxford Canal
Description Two plans endorsed on title deed.
Date 8 March 1843
Names The Company of Proprietors of the Oxford Canal Navigation and Mr William Barker.
Scale 200 feet/inch (estimated)
Size in inches 12 x 7, 12 x 9
Medium/format Ink and colourwash on parchment, folded.
Source Purchasers deed poll.
Notes On completion of the extensive straightening and improvement of the Oxford Canal in the 1830s, the company sold off much of the land occupied by redundant portions of the old alignment.  Two small plots were conveyed by this deed to William Barker, in Barby Parish (Northamptonshire) and Willoughby Parish (Warwickshire)