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Monkey Island - Isleworth canal project

Description of Monkey Island - Isleworth canal project: This was a proposal to build a canal from near Maidenhead to Isleworth to provide a route to bypass a stretch of the River Thames where navigation was difficult.

History of Monkey Island - Isleworth canal project: The first scheme was proposed in 1770 and a similar one followed in 1792-4 neither was authorised or built.
For more details see the History page.

 

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