An Inland Haven – The Story of the Exeter Ship Canal


The Exeter Ship Canal built in the 1560’s was the first new canal in Britain since Roman times

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The story of the canal, from first opening in 1566 to the present day.  Discover how a medieval disagreement, commercial rivalry and an international trade in woollen cloth led to the construction of Britain’s first pound-lock canal.

The book traces the development of the waterway and recalls the lives of canal workers.

56pp, full colour

Weight 0.164 kg
Dimensions 23 × 16 × 0.8 cm