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GRUNDY, John (Senior and Junior). [Antique map of the proposed canal scheme in Lincolnshire]
A Map of the Ancient River Witham... and... of all Rivers and Drains of any note that have their Outfalls into the same, together with... the Station Points of our Levelling Notes... by John Grundy Sen.r & Jun.r of Spalding in Lincolnshire, Engineers Anno Dom. 1743. Spalding, 1743. 440 x 725mm. Paper toned, single worm hole, ink stamp of the Depot de la Marine upper centre.
An antique plan to improve the river traffic between Lincoln and Boston, one of two competing schemes, against one by William Jackson and Daniel Coppin. It was not until 1762 that an Act of Parliament was passed for improvements to the river Witham and the final act for draining Holland Fen was not obtained until 1767.
[Ref: 12328]    £785.00 ($1,057 • €883 rates)


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