The Archaeology of the Canal Warehouses of North-West England and the Social Archaeology of Industrialisation

@article{Nevell2003TheAO,
  title={The Archaeology of the Canal Warehouses of North-West England and the Social Archaeology of Industrialisation},
  author={Michael Nevell},
  journal={Industrial Archaeology Review},
  year={2003},
  volume={25},
  pages={43 - 57}
}
  • Michael Nevell
  • Published 1 May 2003
  • History
  • Industrial Archaeology Review
Abstract North-West England was the site of Britain's first canal and of one of the last true canal warehouses. The Duke's Warehouse in the Castlefield Canal Basin in Manchester was the first canal warehouse to have the classic design features of internal canal arms, multi-storeys, split level loading, terracing and water powered hoists, and was built between 1769 and 1771. The Great Northern Warehouse, in the centre of Manchester, was the last of the monumental road, rail and canal… 

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