Monument record MDR5754 - Dismantled railway, Shipley - Heanor Branch of the Great Northern Railway

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Shipley-Heanor branch of the Great Northern Railway appears to have been constructed in the late 19th century. It served several collieries in the Shipley-Heanor area. (1-2) The railway has now been dismantled, but parts of the line can still be followed in the landscape. (3) The remains of the trackbed of the former Great Northern Railway Ilkeston-Heanor branch of 1886 can be followed through Shipley Park and adjacent areas. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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).
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: UK Perspectives. 1999-2002. Aerial photographic coverage of Derbyshire.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2011. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part III, Borough of Amber Valley (second edition). pp. 12.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 429 460 (100m by 100m) (Centre)
Civil Parish ILKESTON, EREWASH, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish HEANOR AND LOSCOE, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish SHIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish SMALLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:40AM

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