The Dark River: The Irwell
175 pp. 13 plates (photos, print reproduction). CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. In the Beginning; 2. Search for the Source; 3. Raging Torrents; 4. The Bridges of Irwell; 5. Stately Homes; 6. Shipping and Navigation; 7. Brindley and the Canal Duke; 8. Cotton and the People of the Mills; 9. No Muck - No Brass...; 10. The Irwell's Other Industries; 11. Some Irwellian Characters; 12. Pleasure Days; 13. A Lighter River?; Bibliography; Index. "The River Irwell is a 39-mile (63 km) long river which flows through the Irwell Valley in the counties of Lancashire and Greater Manchester in North West England. The river's source is at Irwell Springs on Deerplay Moor, approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Bacup, in the parish of Cliviger, Lancashire. The Irwell flows through (and separates) the city centres of Manchester and Salford, before joining the River Mersey near Irlam."Keywords: RIVER IRWELL LANCASHIRE ENGLAND HISTORY
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Book Description John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Dust Jacket worn. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2519843
Book Description Altrincham Sherratt, 1973. first edition,8vo,pp.175,illustrated. Very good in dust jacket.The story of the River Irwell in Lancashire. Bookseller Inventory # 2568
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