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Description: This 40.6 mile navigation is now only navigable for the 31.5 miles of its tidal reaches starting at Coltishall and joining the River Yare at Yarmouth.
See Priestley's Navigable Rivers and Canals for more information.
He was the engineer responsible for extending the navigation by building locks. He reported that about £3,600 had been spent and that another £2,951 was required to complete the navigation.
He reported on the river works currently in progess and stated some £3,600 had been spent and another £2,951 was needed to complete the navigation.
25th February 1778
He agreed to continue work on the navigation following the raising of more funds.