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Andover Canal to Basingstoke Canal project

Description: Various proposals for linking the two waterways none of which were ever authorised or built.

History: First proposed in 1783 and discussed at various times up until 1810.

January 1810

Ralph Dodd

He advanced a scheme tfor a canal from Basingstoke to the Andover Canal by way of Overton, Whitchurch and the Test valley. This was opposed and soon dropped.

 

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