The wharf is your launchpad for all kinds of water activitiesfrom leisure cruises and kayak tours to sailing lessons and paddleboarding, the southwest waterfront makes it easy to play on the river. Discover book depositorys huge selection of local history books online. The story of a dale by chris park is a beautiful book about a tiny place. This company officer is, or was, associated with at least 1 company roles. Increasingly though, our commissions are for bespoke, fully fitted widebeams. Agricultural and industrial revolution the story of england. Little histories are a family of books that explore the history of the worlds most remarkable people, events and ideas. History of the railways of wharfedale including hitherto unpublished material. As a child, beautiful redhaired mary beecham was plucked out of pove. Derby wharf is highly vulnerable to sea level rise, with areas of the wharf flooding multiple times a year, including on the highest tides of the year perigean spring tides, during large storms and when smaller storms coincide with spring tides. The bridge at debdale wharf on the grand union canal below kibworth.
Debdale wharf gazetteer canalplanac cached sat may 9 03. After the docks were closed in 1980 the british government adopted various policies to stimulate the redevelopment of the area, the creation of the lddc in 1981 and granting the isle of dogs enterprise zone status in 1982. Plus, our water taxi might just be the fastest way to get to georgetown, old town alexandria, or national harbor. Before fl fellow blogger nev did an interesting post about his boating history and encouraged other bloggers do the same. This is the first time while we have owned albert, and possibly the first time ever, that albert has been lifted out of the water rather than use a dry dock.
Situated just north of foxton locks, debdale wharf provides an ideal cruising base from which to explore this peaceful and much underrated section of the canal network. Debdale lane smeeton westerby kibworth leicestershire le8 0xa. We filled with fuel, paid our bill, then moved out onto the towpath to moor. Debdale wharf marina is set in 20 acres of countryside, 25 minutes cruising from foxton locks, on the leicester section of the grand union canal. Visit our website at uk for news and features, and.
It is currently part of the international audio group wharfedale also used to manufacture televisions, dvd players, settop boxes and hifi players. By 1797, when construction had only reached gumley debdale, the money. Politics and prose bookstore dc shops at the wharf. In 1851 the corporation of manchester purchased the land and reservoirs, expanding the facility southwards in 187475 to maintain the local water supplies, and the reservoirs continued to supply the local area until 1963. Full text of the history of wharfdale internet archive. Leicestershire walk in an unspoiled area from smeeton westerby through the area by grand union canal north of market harborough. Starting from smeeton westerby the route also includes gumley and foxton locks.
Full text of the victoria history of the county of leicester. Travelling south, it takes just 20 minutes to reach the bottom of foxton locks with plenty to see and do at foxton. It is on the site of the busy warehouses, owned by the east india company historically the site lay within the hamlet of ratcliffe, in stepney. Oakfield had made it back to the wharf all finished, so we inspected it all round before it was dangled over the water and lowered in. Debdale wharf marina smeeton westerby, kibworth, leicestershire le8 0xa o 0116 279 3034 w. At andicraft fabrications we build great quality, affordable narrowboats see our gallery page for examples. Its main line starts in london and ends in birmingham, stretching for 7 miles 220 km with 166 locks. What you might not know though is weve spent years developing a hassle free service to make buying a used boat simplier and more reliable, to become one of the most respected and trusted names in the industry.
The present development stands between the highway and the river thames, and is adjacent to king edward vii memorial park. Appears in 93 books from 18302008 page 14 clifford, lived upon bad terms with his father for several years, in conseof his youthful dissipation. Derby wharf at salem maritime national historic site. The union canal became operational from leicester to kibworth in 1797, when the nearby debdale wharf officially opened for business, though not until 1814 was the full union project completed, with the opening of the huge staircase of ten canal locks at foxton, southeast of kibworth one of. Francis frith the uks leading publisher of local photographs since 1860. Reaktion books publisher of books on art, culture, animals, food and more. Being a complete account of the history, antiquities and scenery of the picturesque valley of the wharfe. Mr david orme is british and resident in united kingdom. This poster from 1790 advertises a topical antislavery play, inkle and yarico, whose sponsor lived at the manor house in kibworth beauchamp.
For added peace of mind, the hempadur product weve selected for use at debdale wharf carries a 10 year warranty. Canal boat magazine written by boaters for boaters. In domesday book westerby is not mentioned, but several holdings are. Little histories vivid and entertaining storybook introductions. The grand union canal in england is part of the british canal system. Wharfedale is an audio equipment manufacturer based in the united kingdom best known for loudspeakers.
The 10 best restaurants near canary riverside plaza hotel. Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of debdale wharf. We can black for you or you can book a diy weekend. Wide beam boats wishing to travel through the tunnel must book passage. The tiny hamlet became a busy canal terminus, with a purposebuilt wharf, warehouse and pub the debdale wharf inn, and goods were stockpiled for onward transportation by horse and cart to the turnpike a6 and thence to harborough and beyond. Debdale wharf marina leicester, united kingdom marina, sports. Discover book depositorys huge selection of w wharfe books online.
Just before the cabin boy returned our hire car to leicester, we met mike and gerry, nb tubbs for a chat. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Derby wharf is both a physical and thematic centerpiece for the entire park. For the ultimate in long term protection you cant beat a professionally applied two part epoxy coating. Debdale grange debdale wharf lane gumley road smeeton westerby leicester le8 0ls. Featured texts all books all texts latest this just in smithsonian libraries fedlink us genealogy lincoln collection. A uniquetodc, independent bookstore and community gathering place, politics and prose has a 2,300squarefoot location at the wharf. Debdale wharf, on the boundary between smeeton westerby and gumley, was the.
Dust jacket frayed to head and foot of spine in particular and rubbed to edges. Debdale wharf marina limited free company information from companies house including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. After thirty years of hiring, i finally bought my own 50ft boat in 2005, which was built in 2001 by andicraft at debdale wharf. This leicestershire walk explores the very rural and unspoiled area around the grand union canal junction north of market harborough. Debdale wharf, foxton after yesterdays exertions today just had to be less hard work and it was. Mansfield woodhouse off debdale lane sk 56 sw north side 335 debdale hall g. The land around debdale park was originally the property of the local water company, the manchester and salford waterworks company, who acquired it in the 1820s to provide two reservoirs. It has arms to places including leicester, slough, aylesbury, wendover and northampton the grand union canal was also the original name for part of what is now part of the leicester line of the modern grand. At union wharf in market harborough, redbrick industrial warehouses have been. An uptodate guide to the biology and cultural history of the jellyfish.
New to the inland waterways and available exclusively from debdale wharf marina. Leicester line grand union canal canal and river maps canal. The valley is only about 20 miles long and one mile wide and it is a place almost untouched by modern life, hustle, bustle, and ill fates. The history of the wharf about the wharf district wharf. Business expanded to include the building and repair of private boats, with mike rapidly establishing a reputation for companys high quality craftmanship and engineering expertise. The priorys owner john coke established the pinxton china works in 1796 and by 1803 had purchased debdale hall, at mansfield woodhouse, nearby to the priory. We stopped for lunch just after kibworth and finally made debdale around 4. Exclusive the ultimate in hull protection molten zinc metal spraying. The store features a wide assortment of books, stationary, and gift items, and well as an inviting space to host regular author events, book signings, and classes. The railways of wharfedale by peter e baughan abebooks.
My mooring is on the wey navigation, so i have a choice of routes on the wey or the thames. Debdale wharf marina leicester, united kingdom marina. Being a complete account of the history, antiquities and scenery of the picturesque valley of the wharfe, from otley to langstrothdale speight, harry on. The wharf was designed to be both a destination and a community with its broad promenade, new living, dining, shopping, working and entertainment venues and its muchimproved access to the river. The foxton inclined plane is a unique bit of waterways history a boat lift that once. Photo prints old maps folded maps calendars photo books jigsaws mugs tableware tea towels cushion covers gift cards wallpaper trade colour contrast galleries. From 1212 to the present day 1st edition by brown, paul isbn. About 1819 john was also involved with a new railway which transported coal from his colliery at pinxton to the portland wharf at mansfield. The port of melbourne has extended from williamstown and port melbourne on hobsons bay, to the part of the yarra river known as queens wharf, opposite william street, central melbourne. This person was born in march 1958, which was over 61 years ago.
A boat being grit blasted at debdale wharf we got a phone call yesterday that albert was about to be lifted out of the water with the plan for her to be grit blasted next week. I mostly cruise single handed and have no problem with that, although it does take a little longer than with a crew. Search the history of over 431 billion web pages on the internet. Since 2008, they have only manufactured and sold audio equipment. Cambridge histories cambridge histories is the essential reference collection spanning 350 volumes in 10 subject areas. Canal pages 201819 digital edition by canal pages issuu.365 1123 80 615 53 1562 960 1493 1040 629 1493 940 658 556 1544 619 685 658 1538 260 901 62 1332 90 951 461 473 1402 436 1176 1374 1314 1034 1406 702