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The Monkland canal

Thomson, George

The Monkland canal

a sketch of the early history

by Thomson, George

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Published by Monklands Library Services Department in (Coatridge) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monkland Canal (Scotland) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(by George Thomson).
    ContributionsMonklands (Scotland). Library Services Department.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE437.Z5M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21418031M
    ISBN 10094612003X
    OCLC/WorldCa12504207

    Buy Monkland: The Canal That Made Money (Lanarkshire heritage series) `First Edition by Hutton, Guthrie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. Froncysyllte lime kilns on the Llangollen Canal. Author: herconuk. Follow on flickr ; Date of photography: ; Geographical coordinates of the taken: 52°57'48"N - .

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    William Dixon, Appellantv. Monkland Canal Company, RespondentsJune Lord Reston. Subject_Condition — Repetition — Judicial Remit. — Held, 1. (reversing the judgment of the Court of Session), That a Canal Company, who, in order to make their canal navigable for vessels drawing four and a half feet water, were authorized to levy certain increased dues, . Plan of branch canal from the Monkland Canal near Palacecraig to Carnbroe and of a reservoir at Stevenston and connecting aqueduct: RHP 1. Bound plans and sections of new canals between Palacecraig and Garrionhaugh in connection with the Monkland Canal 2. Book of reference thereto Duplicates of Nos RHP


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Monkland Canal The Forth & Clyde Canal Company funds the ‘Cut of Junction’ connecting the Monkland and Forth & Clyde Canals so they can both benefit from the additional water supply from surrounding rivers.

The Monkland Canal by Hutton, Guthrie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Monkland Canal south of Coatbridge The canal was a great commercial success and attracted high levels of use by various industries, especially coal and iron.

But as with the other canals, it eventually declined in the face of competition from railways and later roads. Monkland Canal. Details of the Machinery of the Proposed Inclined Plane at Blackhill.

Plan showing details of the machinery of the proposed inclined plane at Blackhill. Part of a series of plans of Blackhill drawn by James Leslie. Year: Authors: James Leslie. Canal: Monkland Canal. Buy now from MediaStorehouse. The Monkland Canal was a mile ( km) canal which connected the coal mining areas of Monklands to Glasgow in was opened inand at first included a steam-powered inclined plane at Blackhill.

Guthrie Hutton revisits Lanarkshire's Monkland Canal which brought coal to Glasgow and kick-started the Coatbridge iron industry and, as the title suggests, made everybody involved plenty of money. Naturally the book contains lots of images of the grimier parts of Glasgow's East End and of the Monklands area of Lanarkshire, but a canal can be sylvan too.

Comic Book Sculpture at Monkland Canal Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Looking towards the City from the Monkland Canal Bank near Milburn Bridge, T. & R. Annan & Sons (Scottish, founded ), Glasgow, Scotland,Photoengraving, × cm (4 7/16 × 6 15/16 in. Monkland Canal, Drumpelier Home Farm bridge, Coatbridge, Scotland.

A sculptor inspired by comic book writer Mark Millar and made by the M8 heavy horse artist, Andy Scott, is unveiled at Monkland Canal in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire.

The Lanarkshire coal lines. In the closing years of the 18th century, the pressing need to bring coal cheaply to Glasgow from the plentiful Monklands coalfield had been met by the construction of the Monkland Canal, opened throughout in This encouraged development of the coalfield but dissatisfaction at the monopoly prices said to be exacted by the canal led to the.

The Monkland Canal was a mile ( km) canal which connected the coal mining areas of Monklands to Glasgow in Scotland. It was opened inand included a steam-powered inclined plane at Blackhill.

It was abandoned for navigation inbut its culverted remains still supply water to the Forth and Clyde of it now lies beneath the course of the M8. Travelers are voting Forth and Clyde Canal, Monkland Canal and Crinan Canal as the best of 4 canals in Ayrshire. There are 2 canals near Strachur a city just km from Ayrshire and 2 canals near Stirling which is 95 km distant.

The most popular of these are Crinan Canal near Strachur and Forth and Clyde Canal in Stirling. See also reports on Mining Districts for descriptions of housing & education in the Coatbridge area.

Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland, Francis H Groome, Coatbridge, a town of Old Monkland parish, stands at feet above sea level, on the Monkland Canal, and in the midst of a perfect network of railways, being 2 miles W by S of Airdrie, 8 3/4 E of.

Friends of Monklands Canal clean up woodlands at the local beauty Coatbridge beauty spot (Image: Contributed/Airdrie and Coatbridge Advertiser). Mr MacGregor told on his Facebook page how he and.

Canal and heavy industry expert Guthrie Hutton revisits Lanarkshire’s Monkland Canal which brought coal to Glasgow and kick-started the Coatbridge iron industry and, as the title suggests, made everybody involved plenty of money. Naturally the book contains lots of images of formerly grimier parts of Glasgow’s East End and of the Monklands area of Glasgow but there are also.

Browse Places. Check out our new and improved places directory. Places allows you to see where your friends are and share your location in the real world. The archway adds to new stone seats featuring comic book style expressions such as “Skud!” and “Skelp!” produced and supplied by Hardscape and landscaping work at Blair Bridge.

The archway is part of a £, gateway to the year-old Monkland Canal, along with new landscaping and access improvements at Blair Bridge. Coal from the Monklands already travelled to Glasgow via the Monkland canal.

The line, which was ten and a half miles long, ran from Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland, on the river Forth and Clyde Canal to coal pits at Kipps, Palacecraig and Rosehall in the Airdrie and Coatbridge area of North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

SC is responsible for miles of canals in Scotland: the Forth and Clyde, Union and Monkland Canals in the Lowlands, the Crinan Canal in Argyll and the Caledonian Canal in the Highlands. SC’s major statutory duties are contained in the Transport Acts andand the British Waterways Actsand Recent Books ; Origin of Street Names The Monkland Canal.

A Brief History. By Robert Murray. In the 's the price of coal mined in Glasgow was soaring and the Trades House and the Town Council decided - at last to do something about it, with the objective of providing a supply at the cheapest possible price.

A farm steading on the side of the Monkland Canal occupied by the Pr.[Proprietor] William Turnbull. There is an ova lshaped Toll house & a Toll gate on the Turnpike road near the farm.

There is also a bridge (wood) over the Monkland Canal called after the farm steading. This engaging history covers the main canals: Caledonian, Crinan, Forth and Clyde, Monkland and Union covering the last 40 years in particular detail as this is the period over which the canal system, against the odds, had been revitalised.

That is the overwhelming conclusion to the story that is now told in this present volume.The work of the Monkland Canal Renaissance project was recognised with a Commendation in the UK-wide Waterways Renaissance Awards in Richard Millar, Director of Heritage, Enterprise and Sustainability at Scottish Canals, said: “It’s fantastic to see the Vulcan back home on the Monkland Canal.Monkland: the canal that made money.

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