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Duke's Cut

Description: A short backwater and cut linking the Oxford Canal with the Thames

History: Built by the Duke of Marlborough and when opened in 1789 formed the first link between the Thames and the Oxford Canal. The alternative link at Isis Lock was opened in 1796.

January 1789

Built by the Duke of Marlborough opened, and formed the first link between the Thames and the Oxford Canal.

 

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