Regent’s Canal Walk, No.5, Sturt’s Lock to Islington Tunnel

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I was a gloomy day, but I set out! Sturt’s Lock, no.6, is named after Mr Sturt who was a landowner in this area, like Mr Acton, and Peter de Beauvoir who lived in Balmes House (eventually an asylum and the … Continued

Regent’s Canal Walk, No.3, Mile End Park to Acton’s Lock

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The Hertford Union Canal was built in 1830 as a short cut from the Regent’s Canal to the Lea Navigation. It was also known as Duckett’s Cut, after Sir George Duckett, but it was not commercially successful and Sir George sold … Continued

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