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industrial archaeology of the Lower Lea Valley.

Denis Smith

industrial archaeology of the Lower Lea Valley.

by Denis Smith

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Published by Queen Mary College in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from East London papers, vol.12, no.2 Winter 1969-70.

SeriesEast London papers -- vol.12, no.2
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13793036M

The River Lea, also spelt Lee, is a river in South East originates in the Bedfordshire part of the Chiltern Hills, and flows southeast through Hertfordshire and then Greater London, sometimes through several channels, to ultimately meet the River Thames, the last looping section being known as Bow is one of the largest rivers in London and the .   The main site for the London Olympics is at Stratford Marsh in the Lower Lea Valley. Peter Marshall started photographing the area 30 years before the games, and the well over pictures in this book form a unique record of the area, much of which has now disappeared. This is a revised edition of the book first published in

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Price, James W.A. Industrial archaeology of the Lune Valley. [Lancaster]: Centre for North-West Regional Studies, University of Lancaster, Eleanor Conlin Casella and James Symonds th The essays in this book are adapted from papers presented at the 24 Annual Conference of the Theoretical Archaeology Group, held at the University of Manchester, in December The conference session “An Industrial Revolution? Future Directions for Industrial Arch- ology,” was jointly devised by the editors, and sponsored .

Founded by the AIA in , Industrial Archaeology Review has long been the leading journal in its subject. Its focal point and the common theme of its contents is the surviving evidence of industrial activity. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of a subject in which fieldwork plays an essential part, including recording, surveying, excavation, interpretation, conservation . Industrial Archaeology Books. Sort by: Applied filters. Industrial Archaeology. Page Prev. of Industrial Archaeology of the Plym Valley. Ernie Hoblyn. £ Paperback Added to basket. Bath Stone Quarries. Derek Hawkins. £ Hardback.


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