SJ9748 : Consall Plateway

taken 7 years ago, near to Consall, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Consall Plateway
Consall Plateway
Also known as the North Stafford Railway, the plateway was built between 1815 and 1820 to deliver limestone from the canal at Consallforge to wharves along the line down to Weston Coyney. It was not a great success and suffered financial difficulties. The southern sections were abandoned early on and the remainder fell into disuse some time after 1840. This section is now the access road to Knowle Bank Farm.
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SJ9748, 3 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Railways > Railway (former)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 973 488 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:2.2314N 2:2.4672W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 973 488
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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