Isolated row of Midland railway housing adjacent to the Swarkestone-Weston road close to the site of the junction with the former Melbourne branch with the Sawley-Stenson line. Brick with slate roofs and ornate Gothick-style windows and decorative brick courses. (1)
Shown on the 1st ed. 25" OS map, so constructed before c. 1880. Possibly built for workers at the nearby quarry [SMR 27716]?
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2002. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VI: South Derbyshire. p 25.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). p 25.
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Centred SK 38794 28264 (40m by 34m)
WESTON UPON TRENT, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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