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canal, Burton to Lancaster
locality:-   Burton in Lonsdale
county:-   North Yorkshire
locality type:-   canal
locality:-   Lancaster
county:-   Lancashire
locality type:-   canal (proposed) 
references:-   West 1778

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P244, button  goto source
Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century 
Page 244:-  "..."
"... pits at Ingleton, Black-Burton, or properly Burton-in-Lonsdale, to Kendal and the neighbouring places for fuel, ... A survey was lately subscribed for to be made, in order to have a canal from these pits to Lancaster, were (sic) coals might be exported; as also to Kendal and Settle, which are towns much in want of fuel. ..."

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