Trade along the Severn

The following questions may be answered by looking at the photographs and other material to be found in the archive items listed below -

Framilode lock - why cut a lock at Framilode? (where the River Frome of Stroudwater joined the Severn/Frome already deepened and straightened to take larger boats before the canal was constructed hence the Stroudwater Navigation).

Victorian Trading - sample account of vessels entering Framilode Lock.

Tudor trading - Henry VIII act

Page link: Extracts from D1180 related to Framilode
Extracts from D1180 related to Framilode
Photos and documents relating to the Act.