Monument record MDR2611 - The Burton and Ashby Light Railway (route of), Bretby, Woodville and Swadlincote
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(Edwardian to Early 20th Century - 1906 AD to 1926 AD)
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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)
Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons 1975 3.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
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Centred SK 305 192 (6585m by 4628m) Linear
BRETBY, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
WOODVILLE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
SWADLINCOTE, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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Aug 3 2022 10:00PM
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