Monument record M3502 - TRAMWAY AT NEWARK


TRAMWAY (Georgian to Second World War)


Grid reference SK 79079 53350 (point)
Map sheet SK75SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Hawton, Newark
Civil Parish Newark, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Tramway, from boating station to railway and Hawton Gypsum Quarry. Now dismantled. (1) (2) (3)
Now mostly built over the only remaining tramway is at the Gypsum works. Evidence of the tramway can still be seen as a terrace on a playing field near Farndon road, and in hedge lines. Used until c 1940s. Earliest map appearance 1860's. See NIAR archive file for detailed description. (4)
See M3501 for wharf, M3913 for quarry, M3207 for keeper's hut.
Grid ref for N end.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

1 BW print, N15 3/19, SMR

<1> OS, 1920, 1:2500, County Series 1920 (Map). SNT1029.

Other Refs: 35/3

<2> OS, 1919, 1:2500, County Series 1919 (Map). SNT1028.

Other Refs: 35/7

<3> OS, 1919, 1:2500, County Series 1919 (Map). SNT1028.

Other Refs: 35/11

<4> TPAT, 1993, NIAR Gazetteer, pp 81, 93 (Published document). SNT252.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Map: OS. 1920. 1:2500, County Series 1920.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1919. 1:2500, County Series 1919.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1919. 1:2500, County Series 1919.
  • <4> Published document: TPAT. 1993. NIAR Gazetteer. pp 81, 93.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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