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Waterway's place in Hampshire :
A proposal for a barge canal in Hampshire.
A proposal for a 35 mile barge canal from the Itchen at Winchester to the Basingstoke Canal at Aldershot or the River Wey at Godalming.
It was proposed in 1807 but the idea was abandoned in 1809. For related schemes see the Basingstoke - Itchen Canal project.
For more details see the History page.
Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Basingstoke - Itchen Canal project