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There was proposed.
placename:- Newcastle to Solway Canal
parish Carlisle city, once in Cumberland
parish Maryport parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
canal
10Km square:- NY45
county:- Northumberland
canal
site name:- Ullswater
county:- Cumberland
canal

hearsay Canal proposed, 1795, to join Newcastle, Northumberland to Carlisle and Maryport, Cumberland, with a possible branch to Ullswater. Never started - crossing the Pennines would have needed a hundred locks or more!

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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