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Monument record MDR13288 - Tramway (route of), New Whittington, Chesterfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1850 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st ed. 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880 shows a tramway running south from an extensive area of coal shafts on Glasshouse Common to a steel works by the North Midland Railway, with a branch running further south to a wharf on the Chesterfield Canal. (1) The tramway had disappeared by the end of the 19th century, as it is not shown on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 3983 7564 (890m by 1939m)

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Record last edited

Oct 5 2017 2:27PM

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