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Bad road transport

London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 4 Growth of population Growing towns and cities Agricultural development Industrial development Bad road transport Military transport
  Road transport was still very difficult with roads in bad condition and a large number of toll gates even on the best roads. Roads were especially bad for carrying heavy goods like coal or iron, and fragile goods like pottery. Only lightweight goods could be efficiently carried by road. drawing of horse and cart on a road
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