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canal in Oxford

Paul Christopher Hunter

canal in Oxford

by Paul Christopher Hunter

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Published by Oxford Polytechnic in [Oxford] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (B.A.) - Oxford Polytechnic, 1982.

StatementPaul Christopher Hunter.
ContributionsOxford Polytechnic. Department of Town Planning.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18916681M

The two books which comprise this transcription were created by George James Dew, Canal Boat Inspector at Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire. The first book, which commences in , has been transcribed in its entirety whilst the second, although it continues to , has only been transcribed up to Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: canal.

Fisher Row: Fishermen, Bargemen, and Canal Boatmen in Oxford, Mary Prior Snippet view - Fisher Row: Fishermen, Bargemen and Canal Boatmen in Oxford. Faith Martin has been writing since , but debuted this pen name in with the novel A Narrow Escape, which was later revised and re-published as Murder on the Oxford Canal. Below is a list of Faith Martin’s books in order of when they were first released: Publication Order of Hillary Greene Books.

Book ‘COMET’ for that special birthday event or spend a few relaxing days (2 berth only but will take up to 12 passengers) cruising the Oxford Canal. To book one day only use the booking link-calendar below- to book more than one day please call us on It was not until that an Act was passed to authorise the construction of the Grand Junction Canal from Braunston on the Oxford Canal to Brentford on the River Thames, just west of London. London itself was not connected directly to the national canal network until


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This is the first book in the Hillary Greene series and Murder On The Oxford Canal is brilliant. Faith Martin has written a novel full of well crafted characters and a plot full of twists which kept me guessing right until the end. Highly recommended/5(K). The Oxford Canal meanders through the beautiful county of Oxfordshire, sometimes joining up with the rivers Cherwell and Thames, and flows past the world-famous university city of Oxford.4/4().

Murder on the Oxford Canal was originally published in under the title "A Narrow Escape." This is a fine police procedural with a tight plot that is well written by its author, Faith Martin. Although written, now some 13 years ago, it doesn't feel dated or out of time, however it A new author to me; he books are being re-packaged and re-released for a fresh 4/5.

Narrowboat on the Oxford Canal Was Unique and Memorable We spent a week on the Oxford Canal piloting our own narrowboat with friends.

The accommodations inside the narrowboat were comfortable and well thought out given that the width was, as advertised, very narrow/5(). Definition of canal noun in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary.

Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more. Canal in Oxford book use cookies to enhance your experience on our website, including to.

Books Just touches the surface. Many more canal-related books are available, including many guides to individual canals. Many titles are available from the Inland Waterways Association On-Line shop.

Canal Guides- U.K. - Series Nicholson's Guides to the Waterways Also available as Kindle ebooks. Grand Union, Oxford & the South East (Feb ). Martin was born in Oxford and nothing about her life suggested that she would pursue writing.

Her life in the employment arena began when she took a secretarial post at Somerville College. Martin has always had a free spirit, unique to her, even if others do not always see it. The murder of Joanna Franks is an episode entitled "The Wench is Dead" in which Inspector Morse is hospital bound and gets a book from the hospital library, an account of the murder, years previously, of a fictitious lady on a canal near Oxford.

Jericho is an historic suburb of the English city of Oxford. It consists of the streets bounded by the Oxford Canal, Worcester College, Walton Street and Walton Well Road. Located outside the old city wall, it was originally a place for travellers to rest if they had reached the city after the gates had closed.

The name Jericho may have been adopted to signify this 'remote place' outside Country: England. Its biggest attraction is the remains of a 15th century cross, carved from Jurassic limestone. Lower Heyford is an ancient village recorded in the Domesday Book of Shipton-on-Cherwell is a village most noted for the Holy Cross Parish Church, which overlooks the Oxford Canal, and Shipton Manor House, which dates from the 16th or 17th century.

UK Boat holidays on the Oxford Canal from Oxford, Cotswolds, and on the Kennet & Avon Canal from Bradford on Avon, Bath, Wiltshire. 2 to 12 berth narrowboats for weekly hire and short breaks During the COVID crisis our office number,is likely to be almost constantly busy.

The Oxford Canal Walk is a long-distance route, following the towpath for 77 miles from Oxford to Hawkesbury. The gentle engineering of the canal, with few lock flights, means that you can walk the route (though you may need to check the condition of.

Canal Holidays Guide to the Cambridge Waterways The navigable rivers in the Fenlands travel through a low-lying rural landscape with very few locks, ideal for a leisurely cruising holiday.

This uncommercial and uncrowded area has much natural interest and good waterside pubs, plus historic Cambridge easily reached from our base. Faith Martin began her Hillary Greene series with the novel A Narrow Escape (aka Murder on the Oxford Canal). Below is a list of Faith Martin’s Hillary Greene books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order): Publication Order of Hillary Greene Books.

Buy Oxford Canal (Waterways Series) 2nd Edition by Heron Maps (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29). Book your tickets online for Oxford Canal, Oxford: See reviews, articles, and photos of Oxford Canal, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Oxford/5().

MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL is the first in a series of page-turning crime thrillers set in Oxfordshire. Perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Colin Dexter, or Ruth Rendell. What readers are saying about MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL “This book is a real page turner and I cannot wait for the next book in the series.” Barbara/5(K).

Day 6 – Lower Heyford to Oxford: 14 miles 9 locks You pass many fine old churches and villages on this stretch (Bladon, where Sir Winston Churchill is buried is not far from the canal) but once past Thrupp the scenery is increasingly urban as you reach outskirts of Oxford.

BOOK 1: MURDER ON THE OXFORD CANAL (A Narrow Escape) BOOK 2: MURDER AT THE UNIVERSITY (On the Straight and Narrow) BOOK 3: MURDER OF THE BRIDE (Narrow Is the Way) BOOK 4: MURDER IN THE VILLAGE (By a Narrow Majority) BOOK 5: MURDER IN THE FAMILY (Through a Narrow Door) BOOK 6: MURDER AT HOME (With a Narrow Blade).

The Oxford Canal from Oxford to Napton. Researched and written by Jeannette Briggs The Oxford Canal is a was originally constructed by James Brindley in the 18th century, and he sought to link the industrial Midlands with the Thames by making a canal connection between Birmingham and the city of work was financed by some entrepreneurial businessmen in Oxford.

Cruising England's Oxford Canal This month's great read, selected by our editors: Going fast isn't an option on the Oxford Canal—to the delight of all who merrily, merrily cruise this British.Learn about the canal's history from panels along the basin, and discover how the structure was built over 20 years, with the final section opening in Stop at the nearby pub if you feel peckish.

Use our Oxford holiday planner to visit Oxford Canal on your trip to Oxford, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.Oxford Canal: selected publications.

As Rolt, co-founder and honorary Secretary of the Inland waterways Association says in the introduction to his book, “The British waterways system, consisting partly of navigable rivers and partly of still canals, combines beauty with utility to a unique degree.”.