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CUDWORTH AND BARNSLEY RAILWAY

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

The Cudworth and Barnsley Branch Railway opened in 1869 and closed to passenger traffic in 1959-1960. The line has been dismantled except for a short section remaining open for mineral traffic between Cudworth North Junction and West Green.

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

Three adits to Greenburn Mine. The adits are in close proximity and exploited the Long Crag Vein copper lode. English Heritage field investigations in 2000 found one of the levels to be wholly blocked and another partially blocked, although all are probab

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OARE GUNPOWDER WORKS

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

Oare gunpowder works was founded circa 1710 at Oare Creek, west of Faversham. After the Napoleonic Wars the works were owned by John Hall who also owned two other gunpowder works in Faversham, The Home Works (TR 06 SW 45) and Marsh Works (TR 06 SW 64). His acquisition of the works lead to...

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BURTON AND SWADLINCOTE BRANCH RAILWAY

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

Dismantled railway to Swadlincote. The course of the Midland Railway to Swadlincote, which was opened in 1864, extended to Woodville in 1883 and Moira (on the Burton-Leicester main line) in 1884 (SK31NW96), was closed to passengers in 1947.

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

Medieval salterns in use until 1865 when replaced by oyster beds

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BRIDPORT RAILWAY

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

Branch railway built between Milton Newton and Bridport , opening in 1857. It operated as a broad gauge until replaced by narrow gauge in 1871. It was extended to Bridport Harbour in 1884, although the terminal station was called West Bay in deference to the company which was anxious to de...

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CHESTER AND CONNAHS QUAY RAILWAY

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

The Chester and Connahs Quay Railway was a 7.5 mile long branch of the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway crossing the Dee at Hawarden. Opened between 1880 and 1896, and closed in 1968.

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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...

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POWDER MILLS

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

A gunpowder factory established in 1844 by George Frean, and remained in use until 1897, when it closed as a result of increasing competition from dynamite and a slump in local mining activity. The production of gunpowder involved combining a mixture of saltpetre, sulphur and charcoal and...

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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