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Exeter & Crediton Navigation

Description: Proposed to run from Crediton to Exe bridge but only about half a mile was built.

History: Proposed in 1792, authorised by an Act of 1801 and abandoned in 1818.

January 1792

Proposed.

January 1792

Thomas Gray

He surveyed a proposed line from Four Mills, Crediton, to the River Exe just below Exe Bridge.

January 1800

Robert Cartwright

Surveyed the line of the proposed navigation in preparation for the Bill to be presented to parliament.

January 1801

Authorised by an Act.

January 1818

Abandoned.

 

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