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Name:Ticknall tramway
HER Ref:MLE16992
Parish:Ashby-de-la-Zouch, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Staunton Harold, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire
Grid Reference:SK 357 176
Map:Coming soon

Monument Types

  • TRAMWAY (Late Post-medieval - 1790 AD? to 1840 AD?)

Summary

An early tramway that ran from the Ashby Canal north to Ticknall (and Lount), via Ashby de la Zouch. Mapped using the 1821 OS Surveyor's Drawing (Hartshorn) and an 1837 plan of Ashby.

Additional Information

The site was visited in 2014. Though the line of the tramway continued to the south-west of the embankment, there was little identifiable.


<1> Hunt, Leon, 2014, An archaeological desk-based assessment for 'The Heart of the Forest', The National Forest, Leicestershire & Derbyshire (Unpublished document). SLE4518.

The site was visited in 2014. Though the line of the tramway continued to the south-west of the embankment, there was little identifiable.

Sources

<1>Unpublished document: Hunt, Leon. 2014. An archaeological desk-based assessment for 'The Heart of the Forest', The National Forest, Leicestershire & Derbyshire.

Associated Finds

    None recorded

Designations

  • Conservation Area: Ashby de la Zouch
  • EUS Historic Urban Character Area HUCA06: Tamworth Road Victorian Area