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Description: A propasal for a tub-boat canal from the River Tone, or from the Bristol & Taunton Canal 2 miles from Taunton, to Beer.
History: Surveyed in 1821 it was estimated at a cost of £123,156. A Bill was introduced in February 1823 and withdrawn in April.
Made a survey of the route and recommended a tub-boat canal with 5 inclined planes and 4 tunnels.