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Salford Twist Mill: Uncovering an Iconic Textile Factory (2024)
Journal Article
Miller, I. (2024). Salford Twist Mill: Uncovering an Iconic Textile Factory. Industrial Archaeology Review, 46(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/03090728.2024.2357425

The Salford Twist Mill of 1799-1801 has attracted much attention as a pioneering example of an iron-framed building, the first textile mill in England to have benefitted from steam heating and one of the earliest buildings in the world to have been p... Read More about Salford Twist Mill: Uncovering an Iconic Textile Factory.

Post-Medieval Resource Assessment and Agenda (2023)
Book Chapter
Miller, I. (2023). Post-Medieval Resource Assessment and Agenda. In The Historic Environment of North West England: A Resource Assessment and Research Framework (169-200). University of Salford

A Fruit of the Art of Fire: The Glass Industry in Britain (2022)
Book Chapter
Miller, I. (2022). A Fruit of the Art of Fire: The Glass Industry in Britain. In The Oxford Handbook of Industrial Archaeology (227–254). Oxford University Press (OUP). https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199693962.013.17

This chapter aims to provide an overview of glass manufacture in Britain, with a focus on its transition from craft-working status in the sixteenth century to the industrial mass production of the nineteenth century. It uses evidence for innovation f... Read More about A Fruit of the Art of Fire: The Glass Industry in Britain.

Coming out in the wash : investigating Manchester's public baths and wash-houses (2021)
Journal Article
Miller, I., & Cook, O. (2021). Coming out in the wash : investigating Manchester's public baths and wash-houses. Industrial Archaeology Review, 43(2), 114-134. https://doi.org/10.1080/03090728.2021.1967572

Manchester experienced an astonishing rate of growth from the late 18th century to become the first industrial town in the world by the 1830s. Its industrial prowess was fuelled by remarkable engineering talent that was drawn from across the country,... Read More about Coming out in the wash : investigating Manchester's public baths and wash-houses.

The Vulcan Works, Southport: The Archaeology of an Edwardian Car Factory (2021)
Journal Article
Miller, I., & Stitt, L. (2021). The Vulcan Works, Southport: The Archaeology of an Edwardian Car Factory. Industrial Archaeology Review, 43(1), 34-52. https://doi.org/10.1080/03090728.2021.1885878

The widespread adoption of the motor car had what was perhaps the greatest impact on the physical and social landscape of 20th-century Britain, and yet virtually none of the early car factories have been subject to formal archaeological investigation... Read More about The Vulcan Works, Southport: The Archaeology of an Edwardian Car Factory.

Medieval Britain and Ireland — fieldwork highlights in 2019 : 'Excavations in the Northern Quarter of medieval Coventry' (2020)
Journal Article
Miller, I., & Radford, A. (2020). Medieval Britain and Ireland — fieldwork highlights in 2019 : 'Excavations in the Northern Quarter of medieval Coventry'. Medieval Archaeology, 64(2), 378-384. https://doi.org/10.1080/00766097.2020.1835278

Following an initial programme of archaeological evaluation trenching that confirmed the presence of extensive and significant below-ground remains across the site of the former Coventry Evening Telegraph complex, full excavation of five areas was ca... Read More about Medieval Britain and Ireland — fieldwork highlights in 2019 : 'Excavations in the Northern Quarter of medieval Coventry'.

Settlement, land-use and communication at Cuerden, Central Lancashire : an archaeological case study (2020)
Journal Article
Cook, O., & Miller, I. (2020). Settlement, land-use and communication at Cuerden, Central Lancashire : an archaeological case study

An archaeological investigation undertaken by Salford Archaeology in 2016-18 ahead of a large development at Cuerden in Central Lancashire yielded significant evidence for land use in the area from the prehistoric period through to the present day. I... Read More about Settlement, land-use and communication at Cuerden, Central Lancashire : an archaeological case study.

Out of the Blue: The Seacombe Smalt Works (2020)
Journal Article
Radford, A., & Miller, I. (2020). Out of the Blue: The Seacombe Smalt Works. Current archaeology, 365,

Brief summary of an excavation of the 19th-century Seacombe Smalt Works in Birkenhead.