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HOLCOMBE BROOK BRANCH RAILWAY

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

The Holcombe Brook Branch Railway opened in 1882 as asteam-powered railway, but was converted to an electrified railway supplied by overhead wires at 3,500 volts in 1913. It was superseded by third rail operation in 1918. The branch was considered too expensive to run in the post-nationali...

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

PORTISHEAD AND BEDMINSTER BRANCH RAILWAY

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

Disused branch railway line between Bedminster on the Bristol and Exeter line, and Portishead, opened in 1867.

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MANCHESTER AND SOUTHPORT RAILWAY

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

The Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway line from Manchester to Southport opened on 9 April 1855. It runs from the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Railway at Salford to Southport Chapel Street.

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...

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

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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WALKERN BURY

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

Earthwork remains of a medieval castle. Possibly a motte and bailey though more likely a ringwork. The motte is possibly a prospect mound created when the remains became part of a garden in the 1880s. It is thought that the site might be an adulterine castle from the reign of King Stephen....

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

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...

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

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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THUNDERS BARROW

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

The remains of a bowl barrow, known as Thunders Barrow, which lies on a ridge of the Sussex Downs, circa 10 metres from an Iron Age hillfort (TQ 20 NW ). The south eastern side of the barrow was disturbed by the construction of the adjacent dew pond in 1873, which led to the discovery of h...

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