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Public Devonshire Canal Project

Description of Public Devonshire Canal Project: A proposat for a canal connecting the Bristol and English Channels, running from Barnstaple to Exeter, with branches to Exeter and North Tawton.

History of Public Devonshire Canal Project: Commitee appointed in 1793 but by 1795 the plan had been dropped. It was put forward again in 1800, 1824 and 1831 but was never authorised.
For more details see the History page.

 

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