SK7529 : The site of Stathern Sidings

taken 7 years ago, near to Eastwell, Leicestershire, Great Britain

The site of Stathern Sidings
The site of Stathern Sidings
A view over the ironstone parapet of the humpbacked bridge carrying the Harby to Waltham road over the former GN&LNWRJt line from Nottingham to Melton Mowbray and Market Harborough. The hedge straight ahead marks where the railway once was. The line of trees and bushes crossing in the middle distance is the site of Stathern Sidings, where iron ore from quarries at Eastwell and Branston, brought by narrow-gauge railway, was transferred to the main line. A double-acting cable-worked incline up the escarpment, which operated from 1881-1960, carried the narrow-gauge wagons up and down Harby Hill. To see its course, click LinkExternal link .
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SK7529, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 June, 2010
Category
Railway (dismantled)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 759 292 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.3348N 0:52.4367W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 759 296
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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