Monument record 0416000000 - Brill Tramway (QUAINTON TO BRILL)

Summary

Historical records of late nineteenth to early twentieth century tramway

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • RAILWAY (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1945 AD)

Description

Plan Form - LINEAR
WORK COMMENCED SEPTEMBER 1870 QUAINTON ROAD TO WOTTON. ORIGINALLY FOR FREIGHT. IN SUMMER 1872 IT WAS EXTENDED TO BRILL. CLOSED 30th DECEMBER 1935 (B1). BRILL BRANCH OPENED AS PRIVATE LINE FOR DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM & CHANDOS' ESTATE. CLOSED 2nd DECEMBER 1935 (B2).
Course of tramway through southern margin of Rushbeds Wood surveyed and associated features noted (B5).
History and photographs (B6).
History and photographs (B7).

Sources (7)

  • <1>SBC5559 Bibliographic reference: E J S Gadsden. 1962. DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM'S RAILWAYS.
  • <2>SBC7395 Bibliographic reference: R Leleux. 1976. EAST MIDLANDS (REGIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN). p37.
  • <3>SBC10400 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1960. OS 1960 6-INCH MAP. 1:10,560.
  • <4>SBC19620 Bibliographic reference: Bill Simpson. 1985. The Brill Tramway.
  • <5>SBC22603 Unpublished document: Michael Farley Archaeology & the Rushbeds Group. 2006. Rushbeds Wood, Brill: An Archaeological Study.
  • <6>SBC23970 Bibliographic reference: Bill Simpson. 2011. Quainton Road Station and Other Stations in the Vale of Aylesbury. pages 5-6, 91-96.
  • <7>SBC23891 Bibliographic reference: Colin G Maggs. 2010. The Branch Lines of Buckinghamshire. pages 87-95.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 69788 17076 (8245m by 3773m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish QUAINTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish WESTCOTT, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish WOTTON UNDERWOOD, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish BRILL, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish ASHENDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

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Record last edited

Aug 12 2019 11:26AM

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