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Monument record MDR12169 - Mineral railway branch (route of), former Shipley Colliery sites, Shipley

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Full Description

A mineral railway running between various Shipley Colliery pits can be seen on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (1) The railway has since been dismantled, but small parts of it are still visible in the landscape on modern OS mapping and aerial photographs. (2-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: UK Perspectives. 1999-2002. Aerial photographic coverage of Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 4455 4449 (1910m by 1699m)

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Record last edited

Jul 25 2023 12:08PM

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