Sublime Cascades: Water and Power in Coalbrookdale

@article{Belford2007SublimeCW,
  title={Sublime Cascades: Water and Power in Coalbrookdale},
  author={P. Belford},
  journal={Industrial Archaeology Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={29},
  pages={133 - 148}
}
  • P. Belford
  • Published 2007
  • Engineering
  • Industrial Archaeology Review
Abstract The Coalbrookdale Watercourses Project took place between 2000 and 2006, and comprised the most extensive renovation of the water-power system in over a century. Ironbridge Archaeology undertook historical and archaeological investigation as part of the project. The archaeological work was closely integrated into the engineering programme, and the results of excavation and research were able to inform conservation. This paper outlines the historic origins of the waterpower system in… Expand
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