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Description of Glastonbury Canal: A 14 mile 1 furlong canal, with 2 locks, from Glastonbury to its sea lock at Highbridge. Both locks were 64' x 18' 6" to take coasters.
History of Glastonbury Canal: Authorised by an Act of 1827, opened in 1833, abandoned in 1854 except for a short length at Highbridge which was abandoned in 1936.
For more details see the History page.
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