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The Bridgewater in Cheshire: Recent archaeological investigations

Nevell, MD 2012, 'The Bridgewater in Cheshire: Recent archaeological investigations' , in: Bridgewater 250. The Archaeology of the World's First Industrial Canal , Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford, Salford, pp. 93-104.

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The book chapter reviews nearly two decades of archaeological resesearch along the Cheshire extension of the Bridgewater Canal, opened in 1776. This includes studies of Cornbrook Weir, the Dunham Aqueduct, Runcorn terminus and the surviving buildings at Broadheath Quay. Many of these sites included canal structures that were the first of their type.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Nevell, MD and Wyke, T
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
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9780956594716
Funders: English Heritage
Depositing User: Dr Michael Nevell
Date Deposited: 14 May 2012 09:44
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2015 23:38

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