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14%OFFJoan Tucker - The Stroudwater Navigation - 9780752428062 - V9780752428062
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The Stroudwater Navigation

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Description for The Stroudwater Navigation Paperback. The Stroud Navigation opened in 1779 from the Severn at Framilode to Stroud, Gloucestershire, a distance of eight miles. It brought increased prosperity to the Stroud Valleys, a centre for early industrialisation. Ten years later the Thames & Severn Canal, linked with it. Num Pages: 187 pages, 100ill.30col.ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWG; WGGN; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 171 x 13. Weight in Grams: 536.

The Stroud Navigation opened in 1779 from the Severn at Framilode to Stroud, Gloucestershire, a distance of eight miles. It brought increased prosperity to the Stroud Valleys, a centre for early industrialisation. Ten years later the Thames & Severn Canal, linked with it. The Stroudwater is unique for being in the hands of the original company for over 200 years, and most of the primary source material for this book derives from the company archive. Personal reminisces, legal documents, census returns and illustrations, including paintings, photographs, maps, plans and poetry, are also used to record the role played by the ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
Number of Pages
187
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752428062
SKU
V9780752428062
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Joan Tucker
Joan Tucker has known the canal for the forty years; her family lived on a narrowboat at Walk Bridge in the early sixties. For the past twenty years she has been Archives Director of the Company of Proprietors of the Stroudwater Navigation.

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