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Waterways of Cornwall

Liskeard & Looe Union Canal

Waterway's place in Cornwall :

An abandoned canal that ran entirely within Cornwall.

Description:

Was a 5 mile 7 furlong, 25 locks, broad canal from Terras Pill, Looe, Cornwall, to Moorswater near Liskeard used to carry lime and sea-sand.

History:

Authorised by an Act of 1825, fully open in 1828, closed around 1910.

For more details see the History page

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