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Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal

Description of Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal: This broad canal ran from the River Irwell in Manchester 11 miles, 17 locks, to Bolton with a 4.75 mile level branch to Bury.

History of Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal: Authorised by an Act of 1791, completed in 1796, abandoned in 1961.
For more details see the History page.

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Related External Web Sites of Manchester, Bolton & Bury Canal

  • Manchester Bolton & Bury Canal Society Aims to preserve the line of the canal, restore all parts of the canal which remain in water, and eventualy restore the whole canal.
  • Pennine Waterways Peak Forest, Ashton, Rochdale, Leeds & Liverpool, Huddersfield and other canals in the area.

 

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