Stourport-on-Severn Canal Basins

Stourport-on-Severn main canal basin, now used for leisure and residential purposes
Stourport-on-Severn canal basins in 1841
Stourport-on-Severn basins would have been bursting at the seams with narrow boats full to the gunnels with coal, pig iron, timber and other materials destined for businesses along the Worcester and Staffordshire canal system and further afield. IMG_Stourport and Upper Mitton 1840

4 Comments on “Stourport-on-Severn Canal Basins

    • Vinegar is an aqueous solution of acetic acid and trace chemicals that may include flavorings. Vinegar typically contains 5–20% by volume acetic acid. Usually the acetic acid is produced by the fermentation of ethanol or sugars by acetic acid bacteria.

      There are many types of vinegar, depending upon the source materials.

      Malt vinegar is made by malting barley, causing the starch in the grain to turn to sugar. An ale is then brewed from the sugar and allowed to turn into vinegar, which is then aged. A cheaper alternative, called “non-brewed condiment,” is a solution of 4-8% acetic acid colored with caramel.

      Here is a good source for Stourport history:


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