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Cassington Cut

Description: A 0.75 mile cut, with one lock, from the River Thames below Eynsham to the road to Cassington.

History: The Duke of Marlborough's private cut started in 1800 and completed in 1814, both dates approximate. Disused about 1870.

January 1800

This private cut of the Duke of Marlborough's started around 1800.

January 1814

Opened about this date.

October 1842

Frederick Wood

He was approached by the Duke of Marlborough's agent over the lack of repairs to the wharf following the Oxford Canal company's decision not to renew their lease on the canal and wharf.

January 1870

Disused about this date.

 

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