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Went Canal project

Description of Went Canal project: A proposal for a 24 mile canal with 19 locks from Wakefield through the Went valley to the Dutch River at Went Mouth.

History of Went Canal project: A scheme started in 1772 in opposition to the Aire & Calder and dropped the same year through lack of support.
For more details see the History page.

 

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