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Dudbridge Crane

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Stroudwater Canal Cranes: (Part One) by Ray Wilson

This article gives a brief history of the cranes known to have been erected on Stroudwater Navigation. A second article provides a detailed description of the only surviving crane which is at Dudbridge Wharf. It was built By John Stephenson at the Canal Foundry in Preston, Lancashire in 1854 and is now a listed structure.

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The Dudbridge Crane (Date not known)