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Duke of Bridgewater"s canal

Frank Mullineux

Duke of Bridgewater"s canal

by Frank Mullineux

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Published by Eccles and District History Society in (Eccles) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridgewater Canal (England)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrank Mullineux.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE436.Z5B7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19388251M

    the miles of the Bridgewater Canal that run through the city. The canal, indeed the section of the canal in Salford, is arguably the most historically important canal in Britain. It is taught to every child as part of the National Curriculum and could be said to . Bridgewater Canal is Britain’s earliest arterial canal — crossing valleys and waterways rather than following rivers. Francis Egerton, third Duke of Bridgewater, paid for it in order to transport coal from his Worsley collieries to Manchester. The level canal is ideal for leisure use, and it now forms part of the Cheshire Ring of cruising.

    The Duke (formerly the Duke of Monmouth) is a lively bar on Bridgwater's High Street. Highlights include live DJs playing music on weekends, and TV sports and pool/skittles/darts throughout the week. B&B rooms are also available for let/5(5). The Duke's Cut - The Bridgewater Canal (Up-dated) The Big Ditch "The Phial Story" about my parent's canal cruiser (see Canalscape Book 1 Chapter 5 for the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is documented in " Shroppie " - Chapter Eight and the continuation of the Llangollen Canal at Trevor The Ffrwd Canal.

    A General History of Inland Navigation, Foreign and Domestic: Containing a Complete Account of the Canals Already Executed in England with Considerations on Those Projected John Phillips J. Taylor and C. and R. Baldwin, - Canals - pages.   The Canal Duke, Manchester, United Kingdom. likes. Your local, FAMILY friendly pub, complete with beer garden and outdoor play area. Large family area with separate vault room with pool table and /5(14).


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The Bridgewater Canal is sometimes described as England’s first canal. Named after its owner, Francis Egerton the third Duke of Bridgewater who built the Canal to transport coal from his mines at Worsley to the industrial areas of Manchester, the Bridgewater Canal was the forerunner of canal networks.

Get this from a library. Recapitulation: distance from the Duke of Bridgewater's canal to the Thames at Brentford. [London and Western Company.]. Bridgewater Associates is located in Westport, Connecticut — about one hour from New York City.

One Glendinning Place. Westport, CT +1 () The Bridgewater Canal was purchased by the Manchester Ship Canal Company for £1, The Barton Swing Aqueduct, a rotating tank, was built alongside the original stone structure, Brindley’s aqueduct to cross the canalized Irwell which became the Manchester Ship Canal.

The front cover of "The Bridgewater Book" precursor to "The Duke's Cut - The Bridgewater Canal" Preface to the eBook Version. Producing an eBook (and web) version of "The Duke's Cut - The Bridgewater Canal" provides me with the luxury of laying out the manuscript i n the way that I first envisaged it.

That is to say having the text. another section of the Bridgewater canal between Acton Bridge and Lymm. The first Bridgewater Canal Act was passed in This act enabled the Duke to construct a navigable canal from the Delph at Worsley to Salford.

Work began in and the Duke's Agent at that time, John Gilbert, employed the canal engineer. According to Passavant, this came about as the result of a clause in the Duke of Bridgewater’s will whereby he bequeathed his collection together ‘with the mansion called Cleveland House, to the Duke of Sutherland, upon condition of its being thrown open to the public during the months of May and June’ (see J.D.

Passavant, Tour of a. By " navigations " the Doctor meant canals, of the kind which in England the Duke of Bridgewater originated Though the great canal-systems of the continent-those 0 France, Italy, and Holland-must have long been familiar to many travelled Englishmen, the notion of copying fro 1 them seems never to have been entertained until just before the Duke.

History of the Bridgewater Canal Every stretch of the waterway has a story to tell us about human ingenuity, endurance and events that shaped both Salford and the world.

This is a place of global importance, inspired by the vision of three men and the toil of hundreds of nameless heroes. Bridgewater Canal: a view of the Duke of Bridgewater's aqueduct over the River Mersey, late 18th century An engraving depicting Longford Bridge on the Bridgewater canal. The Bridgewater Canal connects Runcorn, Manchester and Leigh, in North West England.

Affectionately known as the “Dukes Cut,” the Bridgewater Canal opened on 17th Julyand the golden age of the canal era began. Others preferred to call it ‘canal mania.’ The Duke was very fortunate. He had John Gilbert (–) as his land agent. Gilbert may have suggested to the Duke the need for a canal, first to drain his.

Naval pay in the Middle Ages Black Book of the Admiralty. The Duke of Bridgewaters Canal Defoe. An evening with Dr Johnson at the Mitre Boswell. Readings in English Social History, from Pre-Roman Days to A.D. Robert Burns Morgan Snippet view - /5(1).

Facts about Bridgewater Canal talk about one of the important structures in England. The third Duke of Bridgewater, Francis Egerton commissioned the construction of Bridgewater Canal because he needed a passage to transport his coal from Worsley to Manchester. Bridgewater Canal, built to carry coals from the Duke of Bridgewater's mines at Worsley into the city of Manchester.

Barge crossing the Barton aqueduct over the Irwell. Canal opened 17 July and was later extended to Liverpool. The Bridgewater Canal passed into the hands of the Duke's uncle, the Marquess of Stafford (formerly Lord Gower), though the Duke willed that a group of trustees should be formed to look after the interests of his collieries and the canal company.

Robert Bradshaw was appointed manager. The new. The Duke of Bridgewater. Posted on 06/11/ 06/11/ by Richard Vobes. The Canal Duke I have been reading a rather splendid book about the Canal Duke which I thought I would share with you.

Being that Francis Egerton is the man credited with starting the Canal Mania on the late 18th Century, I thought I better gen up on him and his life. The Duke and his agent in Worsley, John Gilbert, determined to build a canal from Worsley to Manchester and Salford to convey coal to these expanding markets.

James Brindley was engaged as engineer for the project. The first Bridgewater Canal Act was passed inand the canal reached Manchester in The Bridgewater Canal connects Runcorn, Manchester and Leigh, in North West was commissioned by Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater, to transport coal from his mines in Worsley to Manchester.

It was opened in from Worsley to Manchester, and later extended from Manchester to Runcorn, and then from Worsley to pal engineer: John Gilbert, James Brindley.The 40 miles of canal is unusual for having no locks along its length.

A notable feature of the canal is the Barton Swing Aqueduct across the Manchester Ship Canal. Visit the Bridgewater Canal Industrial Heritage website. Visit Duke of Bridgewater's Underground Canals website. Visit the Bridgewater Canal website.