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Bristol Junction Canal project

Description: A proposal by the Wilts & Berks company for a canal from their navigation near Malmsbury to the Gloucestershire coalfields around Pucklechurch and Coalpit Heath then on to Bristol.

History: Proposed and surveyed in 1810, a Bill was introduced and withdrawn before the second reading in 1811. Never authorised or built.

January 1810

William Whitworth

He did a preliminary survey for the route.

 

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