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London & Southampton Ports Junction Canal project

Description: Never authorised or built.

History: Two surveys of the line were made in 1796 one by Joseph Hill and the other by George Smith.

January 1796

Joseph Hill

He did a survey for the proposed canal and estimated the cost at 127,000.

January 1796

George Smith

He made a survey of the route and estimated the cost as 157,566.

Before January 1796

John Chamberlain

Made an early survey for this route.

 

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