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Chard Canal

Description of Chard Canal: A 13.5-mile tub-boat canal, with inclined planes and 3 tunnels, from the Bridgewater and Taunton at Creech St. Michael to Chard.

History of Chard Canal: Authorised by an Act of 1834, open to Ilminster in 1841 and to Chard in 1842. Closed in 1868.
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