Arundel and Portsmouth Canal, Sussex
Arundel and Portsmouth Canal, a canal westward from the river Arun to Chichester harbour, with a branch to Chichester, and another, through Langston harbour, to Port-sea. It was opened in 1823, and cost £160,000. The main line leaves the Arun, at the tideway, 2 miles from the sea; passes Bamharn, Merston, and Donnington; is 12 miles long; and has a fall of 21 feet, with four locks. The branch to Chichester is 1½ mile long. The branch to Portsea was 2½ miles long, but was partly filled up for the railway, and is now disused.
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Sussex newspapers online: