Site record MDR2446 - Woodhead Railway (mainly dismantled), Charlesworth and Glossop

Type and Period (1)

  • (Hanoverian to Victorian - 1836 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne & Manchester Railway Company's Woodhead line was built during the years 1836-1845. In 1847 the line passed into the hands of the Manchester, Sheffield & Lincolnshire Railway, which in 1897 was renamed the Great Central Railway. (1) Much of the line has been dismantled.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Nevell, M & Walker, J. 1999. Tameside in Transition.. p 24.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 0348 9719 (13756m by 7245m) (Linear)
Civil Parish CHARLESWORTH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish GLOSSOP, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3626
  • EDR3569

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Record last edited

Sep 6 2020 10:19AM

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