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Watford Gap, Birmingham

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Watford Gap, Birmingham

Watford Gap is a low-lying point between two hills, close to the village of Watford, Northamptonshire, England. Engineers from Roman times onwards have found it to be an ideal route for connecting the Midlands with the South East. In a width of 400 metres the A5 road, the West Coast Main Line railway, the M1 motorway and a branch of the Grand Union Canal all traverse the gap in parallel.
Administrative CountyBirmingham
Traditional CountyStaffordshire
OS GridSK1100
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionWest Midlands
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityWest Midlands
 

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