Monument record M2553 - Old tramway in Strelley parish


TRAMWAY (Victorian to First World War)


Grid reference Centred SK 49541 43332 (1603m by 424m)
Map sheet SK44SE
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Strelley, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

"Old tramway" - links three tramway systems, M2360, M2338 and M5280. Shown as an earthwork at NE end, but as line only towards SW end, where a junction is traceable. (1)
A new line (from Strelley and Awsworth pits) further north (than earlier railway), rising steeply towards a winding engine near Strelley Mill, is shown on the Edge estate plan of 1840. (2)
Grid ref is for junction with M2338.
See M2360, M2338 and M5280 for connecting tramways, M5778 for haulage engine.

<1> OS, 1915, 1:2500, County Series 1915 (Map). SNT1024.

Other Refs: 37/11

<2> Stevenson P, 1969, Journal of Railway and Canal Historical Society, pp 47,51 (Article in serial). SNT1830.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1915. 1:2500, County Series 1915.
  • <2> Article in serial: Stevenson P. 1969. Journal of Railway and Canal Historical Society. Tramways and Railways in the Nottingham Coalfield. 15. pp 47,51.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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