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Waterways of Hampshire

Salisbury & Southampton Canal

Waterway's place in Hampshire :

An abandoned Hampshire canal.

Description:

Intended to be a 13 mile canal, in two parts, linking with the Andover Canal to provide a route from Redbridge, on Southampton Water, to Salisbury. Only part built.

History:

Authorised by an Act of 1795. Opened 1802 or 1803, company defunct by 1808.

For more details see the History page

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