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A discourse touching the drayning the great Fennes, lying within the severall counties of Lincolne, Northampton, Huntington, Norfolke, Suffolke, Cambridge, and the Isle of Ely : as it was presented to His Majestie / by Sir Cornelius Vermuiden, Knight.

by Vermuyden, Cornelius, Sir, 1590-1677 | Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by Thomas Fawcet ..., 1642Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. VER VERMUIDEN] (1). Place hold
The designe for the perfect draining of the great level of the fens, called Bedford level, lying in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridge, Huntingtonshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire and the isle of Ely : as it was delivered to the honourable corporation for the draining of the said great level the 4th of June, 1664 : as also several objections answered since the delivery of the said designe now in agitation : and as for the new works intended in this designe appears in the annexed map : and the charge of the whole calculated / by Collonel William Dodson.

by Dodson, William.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by R. Wood, and are to be sold by Henry Twiford ... and by Rich. Marriot ..., 1665Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. DOD DODSON] (1). Place hold
Some papers relating to the general drainage of marsh-land in the county of Norfolk, with Mr. Berner's objections and proposals, as also. an answer to those objections and proposals, &c.

by Bateson, Peter.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: n.p. : [s.n.], 1710Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. BAT BATESON] (1). Place hold
The result of a view of the great level of the fens, taken at the desire of his grace the Duke of Bedford, &c. Governor, and the gentlemen of the corporation of the fens, in July 1745.

by Labelye, Charles, 1705-1781?.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : George Woodfall, 1745Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. LAB LABELYE] (1). Place hold
The history of the ancient and present state of the navigation of the port of King's-Lyn, and of Cambridge : and the rest of the trading towns in those parts... / with the method proposed for draining the said Fens, and amending the harbour of Lyn: by Col. John Armstrong...

by Badeslade, Thomas | Armstrong, John, 1674-1742.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Printed for L. Davis and C. Reymers...and B. White, 1766Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: F Watt Collection BADESLADE] (1). Place hold
The report of John Smeaton, engineer, concerning the drainage of the north level of the Fens, and the outfall of the Wisbeach River.

by Smeaton, John, 1724-1792.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., 1768]Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. SME SMEATON] (1). Place hold
The report of John Golborne, Engineer, concerning the drainage of the North Level of the Fens, and the outfal of the Wisbeach River. Chester?.

by Golborne, John (Engineer).

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., 1769]Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. GOL GOLBORNE] (1). Place hold
The report of Thomas Yeoman, engineer concerning the drainage of the North Level of the fens and the outfall of the Wisbeach River.

by Yeoman, Thomas.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: n.p. : [s.n.], 1769Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. YEO YEOMAN] (1). Place hold
The history of imbanking and draining of divers fens and marshes : both in foreign parts and in this kingdom, and of the improvements thereby. Extracted from records, manuscripts, and other authentic testimonies / by William Dugdale.

by Dugdale, William, 1605-1686 | Cole, Charles Nalson, 1723-1804.

Edition: The 2nd ed. / rev. and cor., by Charles Nalson Cole.Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols, at the expence of R. Geast, 1772Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: F O.B. DUG DUGDALE] (1). Place hold
The report of John Watté, surveyor and engineer, for the better drainage... of the fens... of the River Ouse, and amending the outfall of the said river, by a new cut or Channel from Eau-Brink to Lynn.

by Wattè, John.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: n.p. : [s.n.], 1791?Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: Q O.B. WAT WATTE] (1). Place hold
An historical account of the great level of the Fens, called Bedford level, and other fens, marshes and low-lands in this kingdom, and other places; with references to Leland's Itinerary, Dugdale's History of imbanking and draining, and others of the most approved authority.

by Elstobb, William, -approximately 1790.

Material type: book Book; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: Lynn : Printed by W. Whittingham, 1793Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. ELS ELSTOBB] (1). Place hold
Estimate of the expence of carrying into execution the plan of embankment recommended by Sir Thomas Hyde Page for the improvement of the drainage of the south and middle levels and other lands having their drainage through the river Ouse and for the improvement of the navigation of that river and other rivers communicating therewith : together with the survey and measurement of the several rivers upon which the estimate is founded / by Sir Thomas Hyde Page.

by Page, Thomas Hyde, Sir, 1746-1821.

Material type: book Book; Format: microfilm ; Literary form: Not fiction Publisher: London : [s.n.], 1794Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: O.B. PAG PAGE] (1). Place hold
The drainage of fens and low lands by gravitation and steam power / by W.H. Wheeler.

by Wheeler, W. H. (William Henry), 1832-1915.

Material type: book Book; Format: print Publisher: London : Spon, 1888Availability: Items available for reference: Science Museum Wroughton [Call number: 626.8 WHEELER] (1). Place hold
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