Historic Maps and Plans of Inland Navigation




Canalmaps ref. A838
Waterway General
Title A Plan of the Navigable Canals, intended to be made for opening a Communication between the Interior parts of the Kingdom, & the ports of Bristol, Liverpool and Hull.
Description Map of the area between Liverpool, Manchester, Bewdley, and Derby
Date c1765
Scale No indication
Size in inches 16 x 24
Medium/format Engraving, folded.  Cropped to outer edge of frame.  Later conserved, sectioned and cloth mounted.
Notes Probably compiled entirely from surveys of proposals.  'The intended Macclesfield Canal' failed in Parliament.  The branch of the Bridgewater Canal to Stockport was authorised but not built.

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