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River Ivel

Description of River Ivel: An improved river navigation at one time extending 13 miles to Shefford, the last 3 miles being by a canal extension of the navigation.

History of River Ivel: Navigation improvements authorised by an Act of 1757, completed to Biggleswade (7 miles) in 1758, extended to Shefford in 1823, closed 1876.
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