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Excavating the cotton mill: Towards a research framework for the below-ground remains of the textile industry

Nevell, MD 2010, Excavating the cotton mill: Towards a research framework for the below-ground remains of the textile industry , in: Footprints of Industry: 300th anniversary conference at Coalbrookdale, 3rd - 7th June 2009, Coalbrookdale.

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Abstract

This paper looks at the way in which textile mills have been excavated in the UK since 1992, reviewing the techniques involved and the research outcomes through three case studies form the Manchester city region. It proposes a research framework for recording and excavating the textile mill around the issues of undertsanding manufacturing processes, landscape impacts and social meaning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > C Auxiliary Sciences of History > CC Archaeology
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General)
Memory, Text and Place
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Applied Archaeology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Journal or Publication Title: Footprints of Industry. Papers from the 300th anniversary conference at Coalbrookdale, 3-7 June 2009.
Publisher: Archaeopress
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: MD Nevell
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2011 11:25
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:47
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/12956

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