Monument record MDR11588 - GCR Markham Colliery Branch Railway (route of)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The Great Central Railway (GCR) Markham Colliery Branch was authorised in 1889 and opened in 1892, running south-east to the colliery from the GCR Derbyshire Main Line [SMR 99023]. It later incorporated the Lancashire, Derbyshire & East Coast (LD&EC) Railway Markham Colliery Branch, opened in 1897, which ran south-east from the colliery to join the main LD&EC line [SMR 99006]. (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Dow, G. 1962. Great Central. Volume II. Dominion of Watkin, 1864-1899. p 235.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Dow, G. 1965. Great Central. Volume III. Fay Sets the Pace, 1900-1922. p 161.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 43714 73775 (2046m by 3940m)
Civil Parish SUTTON CUM DUCKMANTON, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish STAVELEY, CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Oct 10 2019 12:00PM

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