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Brindley at Wet Earth Colliery

A. G. Banks

Brindley at Wet Earth Colliery

an engineering study : an investigation into the history and operation of a water power and mine pumping scheme constructed by James Brindley at the Clifton (Wet Earth) Colliery near Manchester during the years 1752-1756

by A. G. Banks

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Published by Augustus M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brindley, James.,
  • Civil engineering -- History.,
  • Hydraulic engineering -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.G. Banks and R.B. Schofield.
    ContributionsSchofield, R. B.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17261994M

      Also during the s members of the Manchester Regional Industrial Archaeology Society began to explore the Salford landscape looking for other Bridgewater- and Brindley-related sites, such as Fletcher’s Canal at Wet Earth Colliery.


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An investigation into the history and operation of a water power and mine pumping scheme constructed by James Brindley at the Clifton (Wet Earth) Colliery near Manchester during the years to. Wet Earth Colliery was a coal mine located on the Manchester Coalfield, in Clifton, Greater colliery site is now the location of Clifton Country colliery has a unique place in British coal mining history; apart from being one of the earliest pits in the country, it is the place where engineer James Brindley made water run uphill.

Wet Earth Colliery is of importance for three main reasons. It was the first deep mine to be sunk in the valley, and had the first application of steam winding in the area.

Secondly, compared to most other pits, it had a very long working life: from around through to - almost years. In James Brindley the famous canal builder built an inverted syphon under the River Irwell near Clifton in Lancashire. The water was carried under the river and eventually operated a waterwheel-pump to drain water from the appropriately named Wet Earth Colliery.

The story is told in AG Banks & RB Schofield Book 'Brindley at Wet Earth Colliery' David and Charles A great deal still. A.G. Banks & R.B. Schofield, ‘Brindley at Wet Earth Colliery’, David & Charles J. Corbett, ‘The River Irwell’, A.

Gaskell, ‘The History & Traditions of Clifton ’, Swinton & Pendlebury Public Libraries Other study material on Wet Earth is held at Swinton Central Library, and the Museum of Mining at Bulie Hill Park. James Brindley ( – 27 September ) was an English engineer.

He was born in Tunstead, Derbyshire, and lived much of his life in Leek, Staffordshire, becoming one of the most notable engineers of the 18th century. 2 Early canal engineering.

3 Master canal engineer. 4 Last years and epitaph. 7 Further reading. 8 External links. The Wet Earth Colliery has a unique place in British coal mining history, apart from being one of the earliest pits in the country; it is the place where the engineer James Brindley made water run uphill.

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James Brindley essentially invented the canal in Britain, engineering the Bridgewater Canal in and creating the spark for the industrial revolution. This is the first 20th-century Brindley biography.

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Wet Earth Colliery - A Heritage Lottery Project Helen Sargeant (left), Maria N. Stukoff (right) Artists Brief Clifton Country Park Local Nature Reserve is approximately 48 hectares of scenic urban fringe countryside.

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The Wet Earth Colliery has a unique place in British coal mining history, apart from being one of the earliest pits in the country; it is the place where the engineer James Brindley made water run uphill.

The colliery is located in what is now Clifton Country Park, in Clifton, Greater Manchester. Wet Earth Colliery is the site of some innovative methods employed by James Brindley to drain the ground allowing the seams of coal to be exploited at depth. In he built a weir at Ringley, and drove a level from the north side of the weir pond to a spot near Giants Seat.

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A small "scrapbook" of information and photographs about Wet Earth Colliery at Clifton near Manchester - along with added information about the surrounding area. Add to Cart. More Detail. Wet Earth Colliery Scrapbook By Dave Lane & Mark Wright. Paperback it's association with James Brindley and his ingenious hydraulic pumping scheme for the.

Wet Earth Colliery was a coal mine located on the Manchester Coalfield, in Clifton, Greater Manchester. The colliery site is now the location of Clifton Country Park. The colliery has a unique place in British coal mining history; apart from being one of the earliest pits in the country, it is the place where engineer James Brindley made water run uphill.

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Originally published in Reprinted by Augustus M. Kelley, Publishers, in   Gilbert had been very impressed with a neighbour of his, a Derbyshire millwright called James Brindley, who had shown great expertise in managing water, when he had been called in to drain the aptly named Wet Earth : The History Press.

Wet Earth Colliery Steam Engine 1, × 2,; MB Wet Earth Colliery Wheel × ; KB Wet Earth Colliery Wheelpit 3, × 1,; KBInstance of: valley. Wet Earth Colliery in Clifton to the north west of Manchester was the location for the earliest water-carrying tunnels, engineered by James Brindley to drain the mine.

Brindley designed a complex scheme involving a weir on the River Irwell to create a head of water, which was carried under the river into the mine through an inverted siphon. The Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal has many interesting features including the Prestolees Aqueduct over the River Irwell and the Wet Earth Colliery where James Brindley constructed drainage soughs for the mines and carried them beneath the Irwell in a siphon similar to that used for the Medlock at Castlefield and later used extensively on.

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21 October // Roy Murphy – James Brindley – the first canal engineer Dating from the mill has been restored from a derelict state by the Brindley Mill Preservation Trust and is the only known corn mill attributable as the work of James Brindley.

Later they employed an engineer, a Derbyshire millwright, who had proved himself capable of handling problems involving water when he had taken on the job of draining the aptly named Wet Earth Colliery.

His name was James Brindley. The workforce was employed directly, while on virtually all the later canals the work was let out to contractors Pages: Photographs of Wet Earth Coal Colliery. You are welcome to use this album for uploading photographs of Wet Earth.

Photos in this album. Just 2 years later inJames Brindley had developed and built a steam engine for draining water from a coal mine, the Wet Earth Colliery in Clifton, Lancashire. Brindley’s reputation for problem solving brought him to the attention of the 3 rd Duke of Bridgewater who commissioned him as Consulting Engineer to help move coal by canal from.

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The story is told in AG Banks & RB Schofield Book 'Brindley at Wet Earth Colliery' David and Charles A great deal still remained at that time, but now remains are becoming difficult if not impossible to see.

The photos shows some of the surface features. Clifton & Wet Earth Colliery areas. James Brindley was brought in for his technical expertise (having previously installed a pumping system at the nearby Wet Earth Colliery), and after a six-day visit suggested varying the route of the proposed canal away from Salford, instead taking it across the River Irwell to Stretford and thereon into Manchester.

[10]. West Midlands Coalfield. Historic images of the collieries of the West Midlands Coalfield, showing the surface workings, colliery buildings, engines houses and head frames, loading screens and banks, drifts, levels, shafts, railway connections, sidings and colliery owned wagons, underground scenes and groups of miners, from the counties of Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and.

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Five years earlier, Brindley had been involved in extensive mine drainage works at the not too distant Wet Earth Colliery near Clifton (adjacent to where the disused Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal is today). No doubt.Wet Earth Colliery and James Brindley's Hydraulic Pumping System In c John Heathcote, a landowner in the Irwell Valley, Lancashire, endeavoured to sink the first deep coal mine in thearea at Clifton but it persistently flooded and Matthew Fletcher (c - 24 August ), a member of an influential local mining family, was brought in Completed: