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Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway, Leicestershire

M. H. Billington

Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway, Leicestershire

by M. H. Billington

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Published by Turntable Enterprises in Leeds (23 Portland Cres., Leeds LS1 3DR) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Leicestershire.
    • Subjects:
    • Mine railroads -- England -- Leicestershire.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] M. H. Billington.
      SeriesMinor railways of Britain series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN336 .B5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5231382M
      ISBN 100902844199
      LC Control Number75301477
      OCLC/WorldCa1323089

      Mountsorrel Mineral Railway Bridge is a Grade II listed building in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Visit to Cliffe Hill Quarry, Leicestershire. BGS industrial minerals specialist Clive Mitchell reports on a routine visit to Cliffe Hill Quarry, Leicestershire.

      Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands. relations. Claybrooke Parva, Clement Clerke, Cliff Price, Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway, Cliffe Hill Quarry, Clifton-upon-Dunsmore, Public Relations Exercise, Publication of Domesday Book, Pukka Pies, Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Wood, Quenby Hall. In a traction engine was purchased to help transport stone to the railway but the constant increases in volumes extracted and the inadequacies of the traction engines meant that in construction began on the Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway with the first locomotive working by the end of that year.

      New Cliffe Hill (Stud Farm) (Ig) Thistleton (Lst) Little Pit Wood (Lst) Wykin Road (Sg) Hollcroft (Sg) Smockington Hollow (Sg) Stamford (Casterton) (Cl, Fr) Mineral Resources Scale T EGIONS L R Mineral Resource Information in Support of National, Regional and Local Planning SAND & GRAVEL ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGNATIONS Superficial deposits. Railway History English Railways Foreign Language Text The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway, by M Billington. £ The District Controller's View - The Kent Coast, by W.S. Beckett and T.S. Bradshaw The Fateful Day - A Commemorative Book of the Armagh Railway Disaster June 12th £ The Great Central Railway Marylebone to Rugby.


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Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway, Leicestershire by M. H. Billington Download PDF EPUB FB2

16 rows  The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway was a 2 ft ( mm) narrow gauge industrial railway that connected the Cliffe Hill granite quarry to the nearby London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) between Leicester and line opened in and operated until Locale: England.

The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway [M.H. Billington] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fascinating history (completely revised from edition)) of the two-foot narrow gauge railways that connected the Cliffe Hill granite quarries near Markfield in Leicestershire with the Midland Railway.

Worked by a variety of Bagnall locomotivesPrice: $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway was opened in and closed in Its purpose was to carry granite from the quarry near Coalville, Leicestershire to exchange sidings near Bardon Hill staion on the Midland Railway, later LMS, line from Leicester to Burton on Trent.

Over the years a wide variety of locomotives worked on the : THE CLIFFE HILL MINERAL RAILWAY gton Softback, laminated cover, 78 pages, 64 black & white photographs, 15 maps & drawings. [ISBN 1 23 2] A definitive account of the 2 ft. gauge railway that served the granite quarries at Cliffe Hill, Leicestershire.

A definitive account of the 2 ft. gauge railway that served the granite quarries at Cliffe Hill, Leicestershire. Opened init was worked by a varied fleet of Bagnall locomotives, later joined by two Sentinel geared locomotives and a Kerr Stuart T. For a period. out of 5 stars Cliffe Hill (Leics) Mineral Railway - updated edition.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 February A definitive account of the 2 ft. gauge railway that served the granite quarries at Cliffe Hill, Leicestershire.

Opened init was worked by a varied fleet of Bagnall locomotives, later joined by two Sentinel geared /5(2). The Markfield Name in History. by | 25 Jun Paperback The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway. by M.H. Billington and David H. Smith | 1 May out of 5 stars 2. Newtown Linford Notes & The Leicestershire Slate Industry - Book 4 in the Bradgate and Its Village Series.

by D A Ramsey | 1 Jan Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway (Minor railways of Britain series) by Billington, M.H. at - ISBN - ISBN - Turntable Publications - - SoftcoverPrice Range: £ - £ A definitive account of the 2 ft.

gauge railway that served the granite quarries at Cliffe Hill, Leicestershire. Opened init was worked by a varied fleet of Bagnall locomotives, later joined by two Sentinel geared locomotives and a Kerr Stuart T. Bardon Hill is a former volcano. It is the highest point in Leicestershire and the National Forest, feet ( m) above sea to its prominence, it is visible for many kilometres around.

It adjoins Bardon Hill Quarry, a geological its summit are a trigonometrical point and a radio mast. The second highest hill in Leicestershire is the nearby Beacon reference: SK Cliffe Hill Quarry is a hectares (47 acres) geological Site of Special Scientific Interest on the western outskirts of Markfield in Leicestershire.

It is a Geological Conservation Review site. This quarry exposes volcanic and sedimentary Charnian rocks dating to the Precambrian eon.

It was probably then a volcanic island. An unusually homogeneous form of the rock diorite is sometimes Grid reference: SK Rome2rio makes travelling from Nottingham to Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world.

Find all the transport options for your trip from Nottingham to Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway right here. The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway was an industrial narrow gauge railway that connected the Cliffe Hill granite quarry to the nearby London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) between Leicester and line opened in and operated until Locale: England.

New Cliffe Hill Quarry, Cliffe Hill Quarry, Stanton under Bardon, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, UK: Primarily quarrying granite for road aggregate, beneath an overburden of clays and Keuper marl mudstones.

Operated by Midland Quarry Products Limited. The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway, by M.H. Billington. Book published by Plateway Press in78 pages.

Paperback - ccm by 23cm (N) This book is a definitive account of the 2 ft. gauge railway that served the granite quarries at Cliffe Hill, Leicestershire. The Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway was a 2 ft narrow gauge industrial railway that connected the Cliffe Hill granite quarry to the nearby London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) between Leicester and Coalville.

The line opened in and operated until REVIEWS. STEAM IN THE ANDES, by Brian Fawcett ( pages, CLIFFE HILL MINERAL RAILWAY, LEICESTERSHIRE, by M.H. Billington. 48 pages, 8¼in x 5½in, Because of this Maurice Billington's book on Cliffe Hill is a welcome addition to present day railway publications.

For over twenty years the author has painstakingly gathered details of. CLIFFE HILL MINERAL RAILWAY LEICESTERSHIRE. BILLINGTON M H. TWO FEET BETWEEN THE TRACKS. ROWE D TREVOR. Shop more Collections related to Publisher (Plateway Press) Railways (Europe) Martin Bott Bookdealers Ltd.

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Billingham, revised by David H. Smith, Plateway Press, A stream of influence - a century and a half of Congregationalism in Markfield, - - Michael Hockaday. Cliffe Hill Mineral Railway. A 2 ft Gauge railway taking Granite and other minerals from Bardon Hill Licestershire to a transfer dock on the LMS Leicester to Coalvile/Burton line.

Latest railway photos. View more photos in the gallery. Cliffe Station on - the last day of passenger service Photo by John M Cramp (from Photographic Group web site).New Cliffe Hill Quarry, Cliffe Hill Quarry, Stanton under Bardon, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, UK A view taken from the opposite side of the quarry, showing the entrance of the newly constructed 'Joskin' Tunnel (named after a row of cottages that originally sat on the site) linked to the 'Old' Cliffe Hill Quarry, soon to be.