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Towards an archaeology of navvy huts and settlements of the industrial revolution

  • Michael Morris (a1)
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Around any great construction enterprise, whether Victorian railway viaduct or contemporary motorway, there will be a passing scatter of huts and buildings, swept away when the project is complete and the builders have moved on. In the unmechanized age, this meant large numbers of hands and large settlements, which have their archaeological trace.

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