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Bristol & Taunton Canal

Description of Bristol & Taunton Canal: A proposed waterway between Bristol and Taunton that was later to become the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal.

History of Bristol & Taunton Canal: The company followed from the Bristol & Western Canal project which was started in 1792 and became the Bristol & Taunton Canal in 1810. An Act was passed in 1811 but little or no work followed. In 1824 the company was reconstructed Bridgwater & Taunton Canal.
For more details see the History page.

Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

 

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