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Description of Fletcher's Canal: A 1.5 mile canal connecting the Wet Earth Colliery at Clifton, near Salford, with the Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal.
History of Fletcher's Canal: About 1790 or 1791 Matthew Fletcher widened some earlier water channels used to for water power into a navigation. Completely closed by 1952.
For more details see the History page.
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