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Central Junction Canal project

Description of Central Junction Canal project: A proposal for a canal from Abingdon through Whitney, Burford, Upper Swell, Batsford and Shipston-on-Stour to Stratford-upon-Avon, with a branch to quarries at lower Guiting.

History of Central Junction Canal project: Surveyed in 1810 but opposed by the Grand Junction Canal and the Warwick & Napton companies and did not reach the parliamentary Bill stage.
For more details see the History page.

 

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