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BANBURY AND CHELTENHAM DIRECT LINE

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

Disused Railway. What emerged finally as the Banbury and Cheltenham Direct Line was an amalgamation of 3 schemes built over the period 1855-87. The first scheme was the 4.5 mile of branch line built by the Oxford Worcester and Wolverhampton Company from its main line at Kingham East to Chi...

TREGANTLE MILITARY RAILWAY

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

Remains of late 19th century military railway. Built between 1890-1893 by the Royal Engineers to serve Scraeson and Tregantle forts, but closed in 1904 and the track lifted in 1916.

LEIGHTON BUZZARD AND DUNSTABLE BRANCH RAILWAY

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

Dismantled Railway. This branch line was opened in 1848, principally to transport sand to Leighton Buzzard for further distribution, and later to transport chalk from the Totternhoe quarries. The only passenger station between Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard, Stanbridgeford, was closed in 1...

KIRTLEBRIDGE ANNAN AND BRAYTON BRANCH RAILWAY

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Dismantled railway. Opened 1866-69, partly closed in 1933 and wholly in 1955.

LEEDS AND THIRSK RAILWAY

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

Former Leeds and Thirsk Railway (later Leeds Northern Railway) via Arthington, Starbeck and Ripon to Thirsk, opened 1848-49. An extension from Melmerby to Stockton via Northallerton and Yarm was opened in 1852 (Linear 1486). The sections between Leeds and Pannal Junction, near Harrogate an...

BOROUGHBRIDGE AND KNARESBOROUGH BRANCH RAILWAY

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

A branch line to Boroughbridge had been opened in 1843. In 1875 this was extended 7 miles to Knaresborough with a single station at Knaresborough. Closed in 1957 and since dismantled.

WATFORD AND RICKMANSWORTH BRANCH RAILWAY

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

The Watford and Rickmansworth branch of the London and North-western Railway was opened in October 1862. Only the loop between Bushey and Oxhey station and Watford Junction Station remains, the rest being closed in March 1952.

MACCLESFIELD BOLLINGTON AND MARPLE RAILWAY

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

Partially dismantled railway. The Macclesfield, Bollington and Marple Railway opened in August 1869 and finally closed in 1970. The track dismantled between Macclesfield and Rose Hill. The Rose Hill to Marple section is still in use.

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

A granite quarry on the cliffs called the East Sidelands on Lundy. The quarry was initiated by the Lundy Granite Company in 1868 and ceased trading in 1868. It consists of five cliffside workings with their spoil heaps, a terrace revetted by massive stone walls serving as access to the wor...

HEREFORD ROSS AND GLOUCESTER RAILWAY

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

The Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway opened 1855 and closed from Hereford to Grange Court Station on 2 November 1964.