Photographs by Peter Loud

Traditional Narrow Boats
Grand Union Canal
Milton Keynes


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Narrowboat Clover, built 1935, 2016

Holland, Built 1938, 2016

Jules Fuels, Narrowboat Towcester, 2016

Jules Fuels, Narrowboat Towcester with Butty Bideford, 2016

Hampton, built 1912, 2016

Lindsay, British Waterways, built 1959, 2016

Blue Line Narrowboats, Nutfield & Raymond, 2013

Wooden butty Raymond, 2013


Narrowboat Ascot with butty Beverley, 2012


Narrowboat Ascot with butty Beverley, 2014


1935 Narrowboat Corona, 2013


1938 Wooden Narrowboat Towy, 2016


Narrow Boat President & Butty Kildare, 2012


1935 Clover with 1924 Butty Fazeley, 2013

1924 Butty Fazeley, 2013



Narrowboats Kangaroo and Australia, 2015
It is ironic that some people think of Milton Keynes as the "Concrete City".
All of thsse photos were taken about 2 miles to the south east of the city centre.

1928 Narrowboat Kangaroo, 2014

1894 Butty Australia towed by Kangaroo, 2014



Narrowboat, Emu, Built 1926, 2012

1926 Narrowboat Emu, 2014


Narrowboat Owl, built 1928, 2013



Narrowboat Owl, built 1928, 2016



Narrowboat Tench, 2016


Wooden Narrowboat Dane, built 1907, 2017

Butty Clara, towed by Dane built 1923, 2017


Narrow Boat Dove, 2013



1935 Narrowboat Sculptor, 2013
I wish that these boats had some ballast and were trimmed level. They would look much better.

Sculptor, 2013


1936 Narrowboat Chertsey, 2013

Chertsey, 2016


Pica No. 1 passing Woughton, 2013


Narrowboat Cyprus, 2014



Tadworth, built 1937, with butty, 2013


Tadworth, built 1937 with butty, 2016


Narrowboat Fulbourne, built 1937, 2014


Wooden Narrowboat Roger, 2015


Narrowboat Tug, Pacific No. 4, built 1934, 2015


D&IWE Narrowboat, I didn't get the name of this boat, 2015


Narrowboat Angus, Old Bovine, 2016


BCN 108 Joe, a joey built 1888, 2016





Traditional style narrowboat JJINAD, built 2007, & Butty Echoes, 2015


Narrowboat Eclipse with butty Echoes, 2016
This Eclipse appears to be the same vessel as Jjinad. It must have been re-named.


Traditional style Narrowboat Ultima & Butty Thule, 2009


Butty Thule, 2009


Butty Thule, 2009



Blacksmith's by Blisworth Tunnel, 2015
No, it's not an old traditional boat, I just like the photo.

Canalside Signs, Grand Union Canal, 2009-12

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Images Copyright Peter Loud, 1970-2017




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