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London - Portsmouth Canal project

Description of London - Portsmouth Canal project: Various plans for a canal linking London to Portsmouth. See also London to Portsmouth Ship Canal schemes and London & Southampton Ports Junction Canal project. Never authorised or built.

History of London - Portsmouth Canal project: In 1803 John Rennie propsed a 100 mile canal with 41 locks from the Croydon Canal to Portsmouth. In 1810 he revived and revised the scheme as the Grand Southern Canal from the Medway to Portsmouth.
For more details see the History page.

 

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