NZ2252 : Gateway onto the old line near Eden Hill

taken 1 year ago, near to Beamish, County Durham, Great Britain

Gateway onto the old line near Eden Hill
Gateway onto the old line near Eden Hill
This old railway ran across the fields west of West Pelton to Stanley and was used for colliery traffic. It ceased operations in 1946 and was lifted in 1952, but the route can still be traced in parts, such as here. The public path crosses it here, at the site of an old farm called High Twizell. This is shown on old O S maps of the 1920's and earlier but must have been abandoned and cleared years ago.
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NZ2252, 21 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 10 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Railways 
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Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2211 5261 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.0669N 1:39.4218W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2210 5259
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Field Path  Gateway  Stile  Old Rail Route  Site of Former Farm 

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