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Leeds & Liverpool - Springs Branch

Description: A half mile branch at Skipton.

History: Agents of Lord Thanet, then a minor and owner of Skipton Castle, obtained an Act on 10 May 1773 but the branch was not opened until 1797.

See Priestley's Navigable Rivers and Canals for more information.

January 1773

Agents of Lord Thanet, then a minor and owner of Skipton Castle, obtained an Act on 10 May 1773.

January 1797

Opened.

 

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