Monument record MDR10109 - Mineral railway (demolished) - Butterley Works to Hartshay Colliery

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Tramway linking the Butterley Works and Hartshay Colliery. Shown on the 2nd ed. OS map of 1900. (1) In 1972 it was noted that all the track belonging to this short rail link had been recovered and the area was covered by scrub woodland. The site was to be affected by the construction of the A38, work on which was to begin in 1974. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.10, 1900.
  • <2> Article in serial: Fowkes, D & Riden, P. 1972. 'The Ripley-Swanwick-Alfreton Bypass (A61)', Derbyshire Miscellany. Vol. 6 (4), pp 125-129.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 38945 51142 (807m by 1081m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2012 9:41AM

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