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Waterways of Shropshire

Eardington Forges Canal

Waterway's place in Shropshire :

A canal entirely within Shropshire.

Description:

A half mile canal mostly consisting of a tunnel built to provide transport between the forges and the River Severn.

History:

Opened in 1782 closed when the forges ceased work in 1889.

For more details see the History page

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