Canal Boat - - Directory -

And what makes the L& L so im­por­tant his­tor­i­cally? Canals were vi­tal to the tex­tile in­dus­tries in Lan­cashire and West York­shire, and none more so than the Leeds & Liver­pool, where the Burn­ley area is re­puted to have wo­ven 80 per­cent of the world’s cloth to­wards the end of the 19th Cen­tury.

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