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The Regent’s Canal | The History of London

March 11, 2015

A contemporary account in Gentleman’s Magazine estimated the annual income of the canal as sixty thousand pounds and the maintenance costs at ten thousand pounds, leaving fifty thousand pounds for dividends and interest payments. However the Regent’s was one of the last to be opened during the great age of English canal building, and its golden period was short-lived.

The Regent’s Canal | The History of London

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