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The Calder and Hebble Navigation

John Smeaton planned this navigation and carried out some of the work from Wakefield to Salter Hebble. Smeaton was succeeded by Brindley who carried on the work and extended the waterway to Sowerby Bridge. However after Brindley's death in 1772 the work was continued and completed by Smeaton.


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  Calder and Hebble Navigation: Brighouse Basin Entrance - May 2001. Calder and Hebble Navigation: Elland Lock No 22 Willow & Family Pride - July 1998.  

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