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Waterways of Cornwall

Helston Canal project

Waterway's place in Cornwall :

A proposed canal that was to be entirely within Cornwall.

Description:

Robert Fulton's idea for a 14 mile tub-boat canal across Cornwall from The Helford River to The Hayle River.

History:

Proposed in the summer of 1796 but never authorised or built.

For more details see the History page

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