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EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS

 

 

FREE TEACHING RESOURCES

for Key Stages 1,2 and 3

 

HISTORY: http://www.teachithistory.co.uk/canalresources

GEOGRAPHY:http://www.teachitgeography.co.uk/canals

PRIMARY: http://www.teachitprimary.co.uk/canal

 

To explore the industrial heritage of the Somersetshire Coal Canal.

Topics include the vital contribution that William Smith made in surveying for the Canal and in developing the science geology in the 19th century. The resources were published in 2015 in celebration of the bicentenary of the publication of Smith's famous geological map of the UK - the first ever of an entire country.

 

 

A short video introduction to the S.C.C.

 

An Educational Guide to the Somersetshire Coal Canal
in PDF format for use in schools.

Click here to download teachers' PDF

 

INFORMATION BOARDS

 

Detailed information boards can be seen at the following key sites along the

canal route:

 

Timsbury Basin

Paulton Basin

Paulton Dry Dock and William Smith's Map

Withy Mills Wharfside and Stop Point

Rugbourne Farm and Wiliam Smith's Map

Camerton

Combe Hay Locks

 

 

Leaflet and Membership Form

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