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SEATON BRANCH RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Dismantled railway, part reused as tramway. The Seaton Branch line opened in 1868 from Seaton Junction on the Yeovil and Exeter line to Seaton via Colyton. The line was closed in 1966, the section between Colyton and Seaton Junction being removed. The remaining track was also removed, but...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

WANTAGE BRANCH RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Wantage Tramway Company was formed in 1873 to construct a hybrid line, half tramway and half railway, from Wantage to Wantage Road on the main London - Bristol GWR line. It opened in 1875 using horse drawn trams at first, but soon switching to steam power. Passenger trams were withdraw...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

COLEFORD RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A section of the former Coleford Railway route is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. Part of the route is also that of the Monmouth Tramroad (see NMR SO 51 SE 14), which is marked on the 1891 map. The route extends for around 1600m from an embanked bridge over the Whitecliff to S...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A section of the Severn and Wye Railway, and former tramroad, route is visible and earthworks and structures on aerial photographs. The route extends for around 2km along the eastern side of the Lydbrook valley, crosses the mouth of the valley over a viaduct and meets the Ross and Monmouth...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

MONMOUTH TRAMROAD

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A section of the former Monmouth Tramroad and Coleford railway route is visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. This section of the route includes the site of Newland Station (see NMR SO 51 SE 58) and extends for c.1100m in a large curve. The route continues to the west and south on t...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

SHIPTON ON STOUR RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Course of tramway, latterly railway. Opened in 1826 between Moreton in the Marsh and Stratford Upon Avon . The majority of the line was reused for a standard gauge railway in 1889. Closed by the late 1950s.

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

SEVERN AND WYE RAILWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Severn and Wye Railway originated as the Lydney and Lydbrook Railway Company in 1809, changing its name to the Severn and Wye Railway and Canal Company in 1810. A horse-drawn tramroad laid on stone blocks was laid between Lydney and Lydbrook with 8 small branches, and at Lydney connect...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

WOTTON TRAMWAY

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Wotton Tramway, also known as the Brill Tramway, opened between from Quainton Road to Wootton in 1871, finally reaching Brill in 1872. It originally opened as a private line on the Duke of Buckinghams estate using hose-drawn carriages to transport workmen, livestock and produce. Howeve...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290