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Par Canal

Waterway's place in Cornwall :

An abandoned Cornish canal.

Description:

Was a 1 mile 7 furlong canal with 3 locks from a tramroad at Pontsmill to Par harbour, in St Austell Bay, Cornwall.

History:

Opened in 1847 for the carriage of tin, lead ore and china clay transhipped in containers onto boats from a tramway. Closed in 1873.

For more details see the History page

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