Bridgewater 250: Researching the archaeology and history of the first industrial canal
Nevell, MD and Wyke, T 2012, 'Bridgewater 250: Researching the archaeology and history of the first industrial canal' , in: Bridgewater 250: The Archaeology of the World's First Industrial Canal , Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford, Salford, pp. 1-16.
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This chapter introduces the archaeology of the Bridgewater Canal. It looks at the canal as a tourist attraction, its impact on the regional 18th century coal industry in Manchester, the role of the Worsley collieries, the choice of the route, the roles of Brindley and Gilbert, and the cost. It concludes with a proposed research agenda for researching the Bridgewater Canal in the 21st century.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment
Memory, Text and Place
|Schools:||Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre|
|Publisher:||Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford|
|Depositing User:||Dr Michael Nevell|
|Date Deposited:||03 May 2012 08:30|
|Last Modified:||13 Dec 2015 23:38|
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