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Route of tramway shown on 19th century maps running between Pinxton Wharf and various collieries to the east and north-east. Sanderson's map of 1835 shows the route running east from Pinxton Wharf along the north side of the River Erewash and then turning north to a colliery at SK 464 552 [SMR 11913] and to a pit at SK 462 556 [SMR 11914]. (1)
The northernmost section of the tramway had disappeared by the 1880s. However, the tramway continued to run to the colliery at SK 464 552. A branch had also been added to run further east, to Langton Colliery in Nottinghamshire. (2)
Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
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Centred SK 461 550 (1315m by 1226m) (Centre)
PINXTON, BOLSOVER, DERBYSHIRE
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May 8 2017 10:44AM
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