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English & Bristol Channel canal schemes

Description of English & Bristol Channel canal schemes: Various schemes for linking the English & Bristol Channels that were proposed but never built.

History of English & Bristol Channel canal schemes: The first scheme started in 1768 when a group of from Taunton asked James Brindley to survey a route.The last scheme was originated by Thomas Telford in 1825 and was still being advocated as late as 1869.
For more details see the History page.

Subordinate Waterways of English & Bristol Channel canal schemes

 

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