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HOLLYCOMBE

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

Landscape park, gardens and pleasance to Hollycombe House a cottage ornee constructed in 1803, remodelled as a tudor style house in 1892. The two-storey house is built of coursed stone with ashlar quoins. The pleasance and park were created during the early 19th century. The pleasance was...

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

MAKER BATTERY

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

Coast defence battery, part of Plymouths defences. Built in 1886-7 to mount a single 12.5 inch 38 ton rifled muzzle loader gun. It was modified in 1890 to take the two guns of the same type from the Grenville Battery. It was disused by 1918.

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

CROWNHILL FORT

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

The earthwork, rock cut and some of the earth covered parts of the Royal Commission fort known as Crownhill Fort, built between 1863 and 1872. Part of a series of defences which protected the city of Plymouth and Devonport Dockyard from attack by land. The fort was designed by Captain EF D...

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YARMOUTH CASTLE

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

Artillery castle, probably built May to November 1547 but not possibly not completed untill 1559. Built as part of Henry VIIIs coast defence scheme. In 1597-8 an earthen bulwalk with bastions was added and in 1609 additions were made including corner buttresses. Further alterations were ma...

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

Extensive mid 18th century pleasure ground and parkland laid out in a steep-sided dene at The Castle. The dene has a number of ornamental plantings and features including pools, a suspension bridge constructed in 1878. Paths cut though the woods and Castle Eden Burn is divided into a numbe...

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WINDERMERE BRANCH RAILWAY

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

The Windermere Branch Railway opened in 1869 and closed in 1967. However, the section between Haverthwaite and Lakeside was reopened in 1973 as a private railway. The remainder has been dismantled.

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SOUTH WALES UNION RAILWAY

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

Railway built in 1863 between Bristol and South Wales utilising the Ferry at New Passage Pier. Following the opening of the Severn Tunnel in 1886, the section between Patchway and New Passage Pier closed and the line was rerouted via the GWR line and the tunnel.

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AYLESBURY AND BUCKINGHAM RAILWAY

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

The Aylesbury and Buckingham Railway, which ran from the Great Western Railway at Aylesbury to Verney Junction, where it joined the LNWR line to Buckingham, was opened on 23rd September 1868. The line remained a local affair until the intervention, in 1891, of the Metropolitan Railway chai...

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PAR AND BUGLE RAILWAY

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

In 1842, JT Treffry, Chairman of the Cornwall Railway, opened a canal from Par to Ponts Mill and from there a standard gauge railway to Bugle (Mollinis). Treffry decided to use horses to pull the carriages, the cost being 3/4 of the cost of locomotives. Later, the line was extended beside...

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STAMFORD PARK

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

Public park opened in 1873, and extended in 1892. The park is based on the Highfield estate and is centred on a river valley which contains waterfalls and pools set out with walks. The southern half of the park is set out with flower beds, a rose garden and herbaceous borders. The boating...

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