Salford's first quay : the Irwell waterfront 1755 to c. 1890

Nevell, MD 2017, 'Salford's first quay : the Irwell waterfront 1755 to c. 1890' , in: Recapturing the past of Salford Quays , Salford University Archaeological Monographs (5) , Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford, Salford, pp. 10-29.

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the archaeological evidence for the development of the Salford bank of the River Irwell during the 18th and 19th centuries in Greater Manchester, UK. The focus is on what recent developer-funded excavations can reveal about the development and scale of Salford Quay, established in 1755 by the Salford Quay Company, and the Oldfield Road terminus of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal, establish in 1795. It looks at the roles of river reclamation and private wharves in the industrial development of the city.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
Publisher: Centre for Applied Archaeology, University of Salford
Series Name: Salford University Archaeological Monographs
ISBN: 9780993304132
Depositing User: Dr Michael Nevell
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2017 15:02
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2017 17:06
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/41990

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