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Ancholme - Witham Canal project

Description of Ancholme - Witham Canal project: A proposal for a 14 mile navigation from Bishopbridge on the River Ancholme to Barlings Eua on the River Witham 6.5 miles below Lincoln. Never authorised or built.

History of Ancholme - Witham Canal project: The scheme was put forward by the Ancholme commissioners in 1823 and then dropped. The idea was revived in 1841 and 1844 with the support of Sir John Rennie.
For more details see the History page.

 

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