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Waterways of Cornwall

Bude Canal

Waterway's place in Cornwall :

A canal entirely within Cornwall.

Description:

Runs from the Sea Lock at Bude, one and a quarter miles, to Rodd's Bridge Lock, which is now closed.

History:

promoted by Acts of 1774 and 1819, opened (except for Druxton Branch which opened in 1825) in 1823 and closed by an Act of 1891.

For more details see the History page

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