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Site of proposed canal - but where?

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I took these photos last weekend of the route of a proposed canal. The first shows the location of one terminus. Some of the coal mines which the canal was to serve were a few hundred yards beyond the railway viaduct. The second photo shows the river which the canal would have joined, the junction being where a stream entered the river near the caravan site in the distance, just visible on the right. I haven't found anything about how the river was to be made navigable. There was a third terminus for the canal, which would have been with another unbuilt canal.

 

Where was I?

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Correct, and this is the 1780 map of the proposed canal near Ingleton. The other end was to finish at Settle, possibly connecting to the Settle Canal and thence to the L&LC.

1780 Settle-Ingleton Canal map MS1186 YAS.jpg

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They were to the south of the A65, the last one closing in the 1930s. Check for Ingleton Coalfield on Google and a number of interesting pages turn up.

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