Monument record MDR11279 - Swanwick Colliery Railway, Swanwick

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Swanwick Colliery Railway is shown on late 19th century maps (1, 2) running north from a junction with the Ambergate & Pye Bridge branch of the Midland Railway up to Swanwick Colliery. However, at least part of the railway line pre-dates the construction of the Midland Railway as it is shown on Sanderson's map of 1835. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheets XL.3, XL.4, XL.7, XL.8, XXXV.15.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheets XL.3, XL.4, XL.7, XL.8, XXXV.15.
  • <3> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 41839 52985 (1025m by 2577m)
Civil Parish SWANWICK, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2018 11:05AM

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