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Unpublished thesis 'The Lancaster Canal' by Colin Barnes

Description

Content - History of the canal - includes information on the packet boat service and decline of the waterway Canal architecture - construction of swivel, road and roving bridges, aqueducts, the Keer, the Wyre, the Lune and 'proposed' Rible, cottages, canal warehousese, packet-boat house near Lancaster, Packet office at Kendal, Bankrangers' houses and lock-keepers'cottages. The Canal's influence on architecture - the pre-canal domestic architecture of North-West Lancashire, plan forms, materials, the improved prosperity the canal brought to the region, materials, new methods of construction, introduction of new architectural styles. The canal in the future

Date

1952

Reference code

CRT/BARNES

Creator

Barnes, Colin

Extent & medium

1 volume

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