The Industrial Archaeology of Clean Water in 19th Century England (one session)

Ref: C3847143

This course will look at what archaeology can tell us about how clean water was brought to the new industrial towns and cities of 19th century England. Using archaeological digs and building surveys from the last 20 years it will explore the issues of water supply, health, overcrowding and disease in industrial cites such as London, Manchester and York.

Additional information about this course

Part of the WEA national online programme in the Festival of Literature and Heritage

Course aim

This talk will look at what archaeology can tell us about how clean water was brought to the new industrial towns and cities of 19th century England. It will use archaeological digs and surveys from the last 20 years in London, Manchester and York.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Name two of the techniques archaeologists use to explore 19th century urban sites.
  • List three types of urban housing built in the 19th century.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

The tutor will provide any course materials.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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The Industrial Archaeology of Clean Water in 19th Century England (one session)

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Conditions

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  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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