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Draining and embanking

John Scott

Draining and embanking

a practical treatise ...

by John Scott

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Published by Crosby Lockwood in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Scott.
SeriesScott"s farm engineering text-books, Weale"s rudimentary series -- no.239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18133039M

  These improvements comprise almost every operation which can increase the value of land for agricultural, mining, or building purposes, e.g., erection of labourers' cottages, farmhouses, draining, embanking, reclamation of waste lands, erection of mills, building of railways, canals, docks, making of markets, streets, roads, squares, gardens. March is a Fenland market town and civil parish in the Isle of Ely area of Cambridgeshire, was the county town of the Isle of Ely which was a separate administrative county from to It is now the administrative centre of Fenland District Council.. The town grew by becoming an important railway centre. Like many Fenland towns, March was once an island surrounded by ct: Fenland. Extensive and important improvements have been effected by Lord Headley on his estates at Glenbegh, Castleisland, and Aghadoe, particularly the first, where the change produced in a few years, not merely in the cultivation of the land, planting, draining, embanking, &c., but in the habits and manners of the peasantry, excites the admiration of. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Act for More Effectually Embanking Draining and Otherwise Improving The Islan at the best online prices at .


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