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Stort - Cam Canal projects

Description of Stort - Cam Canal projects: Various schemes for linking the River Stort Navigation with the River Cam none of which were authorised or built.

History of Stort - Cam Canal projects: In 1779 the possibility of such a link was being considered by the City of London and Robert Whitworth produced a report in 1780. Other proposals were put forward in 1785 and 1788. Bills were introduced in 1789 and 1811 but not enacted. See also London & Cambridge Junction Canal.
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