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River Lea, the Smeaton Plan – Part Two

Location: River Lea Part One of the River Lea history can be found here. The Problems Now, since the New River was built for water extraction in 1633 there were three groups of people who had primary interests in the River Lea. They were the millers, the watermen and the water extraction company. Of course there were disagreements when they...

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London Canal Museum

Location: London Canal Museum, Battlebridge Basin, Regents Canal Today, I want to tell you about the London Canal museum. I visited there one rainy day when I was in London. It is a small museum, tucked away on the back streets (but backing on to a canal basin), nothing like the scale of the Natural History Museum that is also...

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