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Waterways of Shropshire

Montgomeryshire Canal

Waterway's place in Shropshire :

A canal from Powys to Shropshire.

Description:

A 23 mile 5 furlong,19 lock, narrow canal from Llanymynech to Newtown.

History:

Authorised by an Act of 1794, opened to Garthmyl in 1797, and to Newtown in March 1819. Joined the Shropshire Union in 1850.

For more details see the History page

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

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