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Gloucester & Cheltenham Tramroad and the Leckhampton Quarry lines

David Ewart Bick

Gloucester & Cheltenham Tramroad and the Leckhampton Quarry lines

by David Ewart Bick

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Published by Oakwood Press in Headington, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesGloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad and the Leckhampton Quarry lines.
StatementDavid Bick.
SeriesLocomotion papers ;, no. 43
ContributionsBick, David Ewart.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 91/15980 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination92 p. :
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1942529M
ISBN 100853613362
LC Control Number90164481

Gloucester Infirmary and supported Dr Edward Jenner in his work on smallpox vaccination. He saw the commercial potential of the Leckhampton quarries in supplying stone for Cheltenham’s early 19th-century building boom, to be delivered via an extension to the Gloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad. A stained-glass window commemorates his second son,File Size: 1MB. Find detailed maps for United Kingdom, Great Britain, England, Gloucestershire, Warden Hill, Cheltenham, Leckhampton on ViaMichelin, along with road traffic and weather information, the option to book accommodation and view information on MICHELIN restaurants and MICHELIN Green Guide listed tourist sites for - Leckhampton.

Leckhampton Hill and Charlton Kings Common lie within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural main aspect of the hill is clearly visible from many parts of Cheltenham. The hill has, therefore, become a cherished landscape feature and recreational area for .   There is also a little book by David Bick on the ‘Gloucester& Cheltenham Tramroad and the Leckhampton Quarry Lines’ (ISBN ) which I must investigate further. I was thinking particularly of your research into the chalk mines around Riegate as a good template for my local investigations, which I regret I have hardly touched.

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Gloucester & Cheltenham Tramroad and the Leckhampton Quarry lines by David Ewart Bick Download PDF EPUB FB2

Document Type: Book: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 92 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 21 cm.

Sidings for coal trams were laid into the works and remained in use until about when cheaper supplies were available from the Midland Railway coal sidings some half mile away.” [2: p14] The Tramroad Terminus in Cheltenham, D.E.

Bick provided this sketch plan in his book of [2: p17] The same location on a plan of with the. This is evidence that a length of the tramway alongside Leckhampton Road was retained in use after the closure of Gloucester & Cheltenham Tramroad as a whole, in Bick says: “Here the Leckhampton branch of the Gloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad met C.

Trye’s quarry lines. for horse drawn wagons from Gloucester Docks direct to Cheltenham, with a link to connect the tramroad system serving the Leckhampton quarries. This led to the formation of the Gloucester and Cheltenham Railway Company to build and then operate the tramroad.

The subscribers put up £26, of which the biggest contribution. An early type of railway for horse-drawn wagons was opened between Gloucester and Cheltenham inthe main purpose being to facilitate the carriage of coal to Cheltenham.

It was eventually superceded by the Midland Railway Company's lines worked by steam locomotives, and the cast-iron rails were taken up in The Gloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad - Part 1.

After spending a bit of time reading Neil Parkhouse's recent series on the railways of Gloucester - entitled "British Railway History in Colour" and published by The Lightmoor Press, I have stared looking at the ancient tramroad which served Gloucester Docks and Cheltenham and Leckhampton Hill.

The Bristol and Gloucester Railway was a railway company opened in between the cities in its name. It was built on the 7 ft (2, mm) Brunel gauge, but it was acquired in by the 4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in (1, mm) standard gauge Midland Railway, which also acquired the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway at the same time.

Legal and practical difficulties meant that it was some time before. The Cheltenham and Gloucester Tramroad (UK) Post by rogerfarnworth» Fri pm After spending a bit of time reading Neil Parkhouse's recent series on the railways of Gloucester - entitled "British Railway History in Colour" and published by The Lightmoor Press, I have stared looking at the ancient tramroad which served.

The concept of placing replica Tramroad wagons outside the Dock Offices in Gloucester was first put forward in by David Bick, sadly no longer with us, who wrote the definitve book "The Gloucester and Cheltenham Railway and The Leckhampton Quarry Tramroads", the second edition of which was published by Oakwood Press in A proposal was made to construct a tramroad for horse drawn wagons to carry coal from Gloucester Docks to Cheltenham, with a connection to the tramroad system serving the Leckhampton quarries.

April Gloucester and Cheltenham Railway Company incorporated. Received parliamentary approval. The Gloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad - Part 2. I have just completed the second part of a journey along the Gloucester and Cheltenham Tramroad. This length runs from the bottom of Leckhampton Hill to the junction with the Tramroad's main line to the Northeast of what is now Cheltenham Railway Station.

The station began operating in with the opening of the Bourton-on-the-Water to Cheltenham section of the Banbury and Cheltenham Direct was run by the Great Western Railway which thereafter took over full responsibility for it.

From the station was also served by trains on the Midland and South Western Junction Railway line, which branched off the Banbury and Cheltenham Area: Cheltenham. Rome2rio makes travelling from Gloucester to Leckhampton Hill 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 Gloucester to Leckhampton Hill right here. Leckhampton History Our Society was founded in and we aim to collect, study and publish information concerning the history of Leckhampton and to stimulate public interest in local history.

Meetings are held once a month from September to May at pm on the second Wednesday, in Glebe Cottages, Church Road, Leckhampton, GL53 0QJ, for talks. Leckhampton Hill was a source of Cotswold stone of varying quality.

The best stone was suitable for carving for interior use and some of this can, for example, be found in the Cheltenham College Chapel. Name: Leckhampton, Cheltenham Place type: Suburban Area Location: Grid Ref: SO • X/Y co-ords:• Lat/Long:Cheltenham, Leckhampton Hill & C&G Tramroad c Filename: Cheltenham, Leckhampton Hill Incline & crowds.

Overview. weighbridge. A signal box was also at the east end and controlled both the main lines and the sidings. The station was renamed “Cheltenham South and Leckhampton” in to attract custom from the growing south of Cheltenham and to enable the new service from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Swansea, the Port to Port Express, to call at Cheltenham.

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After spending a bit of time reading Neil Parkhouse's recent series on the railways of Gloucester - entitled "British Railway History in Colour" and published by The Lightmoor Press, I have stared looking at the ancient tramroad which served Gloucester Docks and Cheltenham and Leckhampton Hill.

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The walk starts at a parking area next to the A about three miles south of the centre of here you can pick up the Cotswold Way and follow the track to Charlton Kings Common and Hartley Hill.