Daily Archive: August 14, 2013

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Aided at Atherstone

Hawkesbury Junction to Atherstone: 11.3 miles, 6 locks           Moved onto the Coventry Canal this morning – though not cruising to Coventry, did that in 2010. : Hawkesbury Junction sees the end (or the beginning) of the North Oxford and the junction with the Coventry Canal. The distinctive building visible from some distance is a disused engine house where water once was pumped up on to the canal from a well.  All was quiet at the popular Greyhound Inn, tucked...