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Leominster Canal

Description of Leominster Canal: Proposed a s a 46 mile narrow canal from Kington, Herefordshire, via Leominster to Stourport.

History of Leominster Canal: Authorised by an Act of 1791, part open in 1794 and 18.5 miles, and 16 locks, open by 1796 but no further progress, or connection to any other waterway, was made. Closed in 1859.
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