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Kennet and Avon Canal

Kennet and Avon Canal

natural history survey & conservation report

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Published by Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society in [Devizes] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWiltshire Archaeological & Natural History Society, [Natural HistorySection], Nature Conservancy Council.
ContributionsWiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society. Natural History Section., Nature Conservancy Council.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14795918M

Cross the aqueduct on the right-hand side of the canal. A unique experience that none of us will forget — thank you so much. Kennet and Avon canal between Dundas and Avoncliff. Heron at Widcombe lock on the Kennet and Avon canal, Bath.

Also check out Heron Mapswho offer canal and R. The flight of locks at Devizesincluding the Caen Hill Locksraises the canal to its longest pound, which then ascends the 4 Wooton Rivers locks to the short summit Kennet and Avon Canal book which includes the Bruce Tunnel. Reviewed in Waterways World Feb. Check in at reception was swift and efficient. After the English Civil War four bills were presented to parliament, but all failed after opposition from gentry, farmers and traders worried about cheaper water transport reducing the value of fees on turnpike roads they controlled, and cheaper produce from Wales undercutting locally produced food. Huge social change followed, as the country transformed from a primarily agrarian economy, to become, for a while at least, the world's leading industrial power.

The section from Bath to Foxhangers was finished inand Devizes Locks were completed in Bathampton in bloom. Work commenced inunder the supervision of surveyor and engineer John Hore of Newbury. However, inwork was authorised to make the River Kennet navigable from Reading to Newbury. Innavigation was restored, with the construction of six locks, again under the supervision of John Hore.


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