Monument record MDR11699 - Mineral railway, Upper Birchwood, Pinxton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A 'Railway' is depicted on Sanderson's map of 1835 running from some ' Pits' at Upper Birchwood [see SMR 11918] south-eastwards past a series of further, un-named, pits to the Cromford Canal. (1) The 1st ed. OS map of c. 1880 marks the route as 'Tramway' running between old ironstone shafts via one colliery to another. The southern end of the tramway appears to have been superseded by a new one slightly to the west. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 44009 54521 (764m by 1193m)
Civil Parish PINXTON, BOLSOVER, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

May 2 2017 2:35PM

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