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Aylesbury - Abingdon Canal project

Description of Aylesbury - Abingdon Canal project: A proposed 36½ mile canal from Wilts & Berks Canal at Abingdon over the River Thames on an aqueduct via Thame and Aylesbury to join the Grand Junction at Marsworth. Never authorised or built.

History of Aylesbury - Abingdon Canal project: In 1809 the idea was advocated by the Wilts & Berks as the Western Junction Canal extension to to their navigation. It was revived again in 1813 and 1817 with the support of the Grand Junction Canal company.
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Wilts and Berks Canal

 

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