Changes to the Waterfront of Dartmouth 1000 to 1970

By Mark Martin, published May 1980

Abstract

The paper traces the series of dramatic changes along the waterfront of Dartmouth, England over the last thousand years, as areas of waterway were reclaimed for agriculture, shipping and finally civic and commercial development. A series of maps and photographs illustrate the town’s expansion across the mud flats and minor waterways that marked its thousand-year confluence with the River Dart.

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Filed under: Late Middle Ages | High Middle Ages | English Channel | Interwar | Other (Early Modern) | Other (Nineteenth C) | Other (Eighteenth C) | Internal Waterways
Subjects include: Archaeology | Harbours & Dockyards | Miscellaneous

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