Dorset & Somerset Canal

Canals That Never Were: NarrowBoat, Summer 2007

Richard Dean

We follow the proposed route of an ambitious canal to link Bristol with the south coast that was to have four unique ‘balance locks’ or boat lifts, one of which was built

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