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Waterways of Wrexham

Ellesmere Canal

Waterway's place in Wrexham :

The sections that were built are now in Denbighshire, Wrexham, Shropshire and Cheshire.

Description:

A canal that was never wholly completed the two major sections now being part of the Shropshire Union Canal.

History:

Authorised by an Act of 1793, the Chester to Ellesmere Port section completed in 1795, and the navigable feeder from Trevor to the Dee at Llantisilo completed what is now the Llangollen Canal in 1808.

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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