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Description of Flint Coal Canal: A canal which was promoted to serve various metal works, mines and cotton manufacturers in the Holywell and Greenfield area of Flintshire and to connect them to a deep anchorage on the Dee estuary at Pentre Rock.
History of Flint Coal Canal: A company was started around 1784 and a line was proposed in 1785 followed by an authorising Act in 1788 but no work seems to have been carried out.
For more details see the History page.
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