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Annandale Canal project

Description: A proposal for a canal to run along the east side of the town of Lochmaben, near Dumfries, past lime quarries at Kelhead and to enter the River Annan where "the tide rises to a considerable height at the Old Mill harbour".

History: Proposed in 1810 but never authorised or built.

January 1810

Mr Jardine

He proposed the canal, which was reported to have an intended depth of 4.5 foot.

 

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