Cook, M., (2000). Desk-Based Assessment of the Tame Valley Canal, Birmingham. nb Sundowner Lapworth Grand Union Canal: Martin Cook BA MIFA.

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Desk-Based Assessment of the Tame Valley Canal, Birmingham
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113
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A desk-based assessment and walkover survey was carried out on the Tame Valley Canal to the north of Birmingham as the first part of a heritage recording pilot project on the Birmingham Canal Navigations. This 26km canal had been opened in1844 and was produced to reduce the overcrowding on the original Birmingham Canal by allowing boats to avoid the centre of Birmingham. Summary account of thematic classes of historic features within the canal cartilage; The Tame Valley Canal, towpath surfacing, wharves, basins, locks and associated structures, bridges (cast iron accommodation bridges, masonry accommodation bridges, roving bridges, towpath bridges, aqueducts); water management (sluices, narrows and mid-canal piers, pumping); other Features. Summary Account of thematic classes of features and sites in the immediate hinterland of the canal; pits and quarries, tramways, mills, works, reservoirs. [Au(adp)]
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Martin Cook
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Martin Cook BA MIFA
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2000
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Location - Auto Detected: Birmingham Canal
Location - Auto Detected: Tame Valley Canal
Location - Auto Detected: Birmingham
Location - Auto Detected: Tame Valley Canal Birmingham
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Date Of Issue From: 2000 Date Of Coverage From: 01 Date Of Coverage To: 01 Editorial Expansion: Site name: TAME VALLEY CANAL, BIRMINGHAM
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Investigation type: Desk-based
District: Birmingham
Monument: MILL. Post-medieval (1540-1901), LOCK. Post-medieval (1540-1901), PIER. Post-medieval (1540-1901), AQUEDUCT. Post-medieval (1540-1901), BRIDGE. Post-medieval (1540-1901), BUILDING. Post-medieval (1540-1901), CANAL. Post-medieval (1540-1901), FEATURE. Post
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Archaeological Investigations Project (AIP)
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18 Jan 2009