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Braunton Canal and River Taw schemes

Description of Braunton Canal and River Taw schemes: Several proposals for navigations around the River Taw Estuary in Devon.

History of Braunton Canal and River Taw schemes: The first canal was proposed in 1810 as part of drainage and enclosure works. Other schemes was suggested in 1813, 1821, 1845 and 1850 but only one cut was ever made.
For more details see the History page.

 

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