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London and Hampshire Canal, Hampshire

Historical Description

London and Hampshire Canal, a canal 37 miles 40 chains in length in Hants and Surrey. It commences at Basingstoke in the former county, and passes through the parishes of Eastrop, Basing Notley, Grey well, Odiham, Winch-field, Aldershot, Ash, Pirbright Brookwood, and Woking, and ends by a junction with the river Wey near Byfleet, about 3 miles from its junction with the Thames. It has five locks, with a total rise of 37¼ feet, and two tunnels-Greywell, three-quarters of a mile Jong, and Notley, 100 yards.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.