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Monument record MDR7084 - Possible tramway embankment, Swainspark Wood, Castle Gresley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Narrow embankment, up to 2m high, running along side Park Road for over 300m. Perhaps serving the open-cast workings in Swainspark Wood. (1) The embankment appears to be marked on the 1st and 2nd ed. OS maps of c. 1880 and 1901. (2, 3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 930115. 930115. p 399.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet LX.10.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet LX.10, 1901.



Grid reference Centred SK 2934 1688 (435m by 210m)

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Record last edited

Jan 12 2015 10:56AM

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