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Published by Derby College of Art & Technology] in [Derby .
Written in English


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Thesis (Diploma in Creative Photography) - Derby College of Art & Technology, 1976.

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Open LibraryOL18278297M

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  The Cromford Canal - a Brief History This page describes in 'brief' the history of the Cromford Canal. We are indebted to Peter Hardcastle's "Canal Roots & Routes", on which this is based. A new waterway, the Erewash Canal, opened at Long Eaton near the junction of the River Soar with the River Trent. It ran north alongside the River The book was acquired by The University of Nottingham's Department of Manuscripts in October The surviving records of the Cromford Canal Company are extensive and are held in a number ofdifferent archives including the Public Record Office and Derbyshire Record ://   The Cromford Canal Written by our Archivist Hugh Potter and published by Tempus Publishing, this page book contains a wealth of pictures showing the canal from its earliest days up to about - a "must read" for anyone with an interest in the   The Cromford Canal ran miles ( kilometres) from Cromford to the Erewash Canal in Derbyshire, England with a branch to Pinxton. Built by William Jessop with the assistance of Benjamin Outram, its alignment included four tunnels and 14 locks. Cromford Canal -

  Cromford Canal goes up in the (Historic) World. In the latest publication on canals by Heritage England, the Cromford Canal is scored 4 for historic importance (on a scale of 0 to 5, with very few on the top grade of 5, and all of those much longer waterways). History of Cromford Canal. Opened in , it originally included four tunnels and 14 locks. But in , subsidence closed the 3, yards (2, meters) Butterley Tunnel. And further subsidence in closed the Tunnel permanently. Most of the canal was abandoned by except the last half-mile (m) stretch to Langley Mill, though it too   The Cromford Canal Wharf Accommodation Bridge c - Unlisted South of Cromford Wharf the coursed stone accommodation bridge with a string course and parapet, believed to have been built c There are others of similar design along the line of the canal. A notable feature of this bridge is the evidence in the stonework of wear   Cromford Mill, the world’s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill, was built in by Sir Richard Arkwright. From then until around , he continued to develop the mills, warehouses and workshops, which now form the Cromford Mills site. Considered as a whole it presents a remarkable picture of an early textile factory ://

  About the history of the Cromford Canal. The Canal Today. A series of photo galleries showing the Cromford Canal as it appears today. The Pinxton Branch. About the Pinxton Branch of the Cromford Canal. Facts & Figures. Facts & figures relating to the Cromford Canal, including locks, bridges & Heritage Talk - The History of the Cromford Canal. Public Hosted by Peak District Mining Museum and Temple Mine and Peak District Mines Historical Society. Interested. clock. Tuesday, October 2, at PM – PM UTC+ about 11 months ago. ://   This is an enjoyable end-to-end walk of the surviving western section of the Cromford Canal, looking at the history of the Canal and the various industries it once served. The walk begins at Cromford Wharf, which once served the huge cotton mills of Richard Arkwright where   Friends of the Cromford Canal unearthed a long-lost movie star on Saturday April 1st Colliery Office Bridge near Pinxton Wharf featured in the film Sons & Lovers, based on D.H. Lawrence's book. At the start of the film, there is an underground explosion and people are shown rushing to the mine, with some of them crossing a canal ://