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Waterways of Shropshire

Birmingham & Liverpool Junction Canal

Waterway's place in Shropshire :

A canal that runs from the West Midlands through Shopshire and Cheshire

Description:

A 39.5 mile and 26 lock canal linking the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal at Autherley to the Ellesmere & Chester Canal at Nantwich. Now part of the Shropshire Union Main Line.

History:

Authorised by an Act of 1826, completed in 1835.

For more details see the History page

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Waterway Group: This waterway is part of the Shropshire Union Canal

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