Monument record MDR2611 - The Burton and Ashby Light Railway (route of), Bretby, Woodville and Swadlincote

Type and Period (1)

  • (Edwardian to Early 20th Century - 1906 AD to 1926 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Burton & Ashby Light Railway, a narrow gauge electric "inter-urban" tramway was owned by the Midland Railway. It was built in 1906 and closed in 1926, but a dilapidated wrought iron column bearing a coat of arms and the legend "Midland Railway Company" remains. (1) The course of the railway is shown on the 3rd edition of the OS 25" map. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons 1975 3.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 305 192 (6585m by 4628m) (Linear)
Civil Parish BRETBY, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish WOODVILLE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish SWADLINCOTE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jun 21 2019 1:07PM

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