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Grand Surrey Canal at Plough Bridge

Above: View from the Towpath. This rare view was probably taken by a photographer who was able to gain access to what was then land with restricted access. It was taken around the 1960s. Behind the old barge, it is … Continue reading

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Grand Surrey Canal Route

Above: Part of Cary’s map of 1837 showing the route of the canal along with part of the Croydon Canal. CLICK ON THE MAP TO ENLARGE. London still has few canals in existence – like the Regent’s Canal in north … Continue reading

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