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Stockton & Darlington Canal Project

Description of Stockton & Darlington Canal Project: A proposed 27 mile narrow canal between the two towns.

History of Stockton & Darlington Canal Project: Proposals made in December 1767 and surveyed by Robert Whitworth. The survey was finished and checked by James Brindley in Jult 1769. It was not supported financially because of doubts about profitability.
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