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Scarsdale & High Peak Canal project

Description of Scarsdale & High Peak Canal project: A proposed 44 mile canal from the Peak Forest canal at Buxworth down the Derwent valley to the Sheffield and Chesterfield canals and on to Cromford. Also called the Grand Conmmercial Canal.

History of Scarsdale & High Peak Canal project: A prospectus (dated 24 June 1824) was issued to build the canal at an estimated cost of 574,130. It was never authorised or built.
For more details see the History page.

 

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