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Derwent Valley Light Railway

Hob Uid: 58102
Location :
North Yorkshire
Selby
York
Murton, Wheldrake, Osbaldwick, Kexby, Elvington, Dunnington, North Duffield, Thorganby, Cliffe
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : SE6513343130
Summary : The Derwent Valley Light Railway was opened in 1913 to serve the agricultural area south of York. It closed to passengers in 1926, but continued in use until 1965. It then began to close in sections, being fully closed in the 1980s.
More information : (SE 611521 - SE 666339) Dismantled Railway (NAT) (intermittently)
(1)

(Centred SE 677433) Dismantled Railway (NAT) (2)

Course of former Derwent Valley Light Railway between York (Layerthorpe) (SE 611521) and Cliffe Common (SE 666339) built to serve the agricultural area SE of York, opened in 1913, closed to passengers in 1926. Closed to goods at various sections in 1965, 1968, 1972 and (circa 1980). (3)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:50000 1983
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 1:10000 1972
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Source Number : 3
Source : The north east
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Page(s) : 63-4
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Vol(s) : vol.4

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Extant 1913-1989
Monument End Date : 1989
Monument Start Date : 1913
Monument Type : Railway
Evidence : Earthwork

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : LINEAR 1774
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