Monument record 0578900000 - VERNEY JUNCTION-BANBURY RAILWAY

Summary

Nineteenth to twentieth century branch railway, opened in 1850 and closed in 1963.

Protected Status/Designation

  • SHINE: Remains of the 19th century former Aylesbury to Buckingham and Banbury branch railway line, northwest of Verney Junction

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • RAILWAY (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1961 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0018 km
Plan Form - LINEAR
BLETCHLEY-BANBURY LINE OPENED 1 MAY 1850; OXFORD LINE FROM VERNEY JCT OPENED 20 MAY 1851. BANBURY LINE REMAINED A BRANCH, CLOSING TO PASSENGERS 2 JAN 1961 (BUCKINGHAM-VERNEY JCT ON 7 SEPT 1964). GOODS ENDED 2 DEC 1963 (B1).
FULL HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF LINE, ILLUS OF STATIONS ETC (B2,B10).
NGRS (B3).
History and photographs (B11).

Sources (14)

  • ---SBC21395 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2000. Oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP69003340. Yes.
  • ---SBC21398 Aerial Photograph: Michael Farley. 2000. Oblique AP by Mike Farley. SP69403360. Yes.
  • ---SBC21400 Aerial Photograph: Aerofilms. 1971. Aerofilms Oblique AP. SP69563338. Yes.
  • <1>SBC7397 Bibliographic reference: R Leleux. 1976. THE EAST MIDLANDS (REGIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN VOL 9) PP39-40.
  • <2>SBC14563 Bibliographic reference: Bill Simpson. 1978. THE BANBURY TO VERNEY JUNCTION BRANCH.
  • <3>SBC10393 Map: OS 1958-1959 1:10560 MAPS/OS 1923 1:2500 MAP.
  • <4>SBC6062 Article in serial: R S Hampson. 1970. 'BUCKINGHAM & THE RAILWAY', IN RECS OF BUCKS 18 PP386-392. Vol 18.
  • <5>SBC3058 Article in serial: F G Cockman. 1972. 'THE RAILWAY ERA IN BUCKINGHAMSHIRE', IN RECS OF BUCKS 19 PP156-168. Vol 19.
  • <6>SBC6638 Unpublished document: INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY RECORD CARDS 23 65 02-15; 2 3 66 02-03 (COPIES IN SMR).
  • <7>SBC12183 Unpublished document: PIKE A R (BCM) NOV 1991 FIELD VISIT.
  • <8>SBC1715 Bibliographic reference: G Biddle. 1973. VICTORIAN STATIONS P62.
  • <9>SBC23358 Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2006. NMR Buildings Reports.
  • <10>SBC24228 Bibliographic reference: Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith. 2005. Country Railway Routes: Oxford to Bletchley Including Verney Junction to Banbury.
  • <11>SBC23891 Bibliographic reference: Colin G Maggs. 2010. The Branch Lines of Buckinghamshire. pages 115-119.

Location

Grid reference Centred SP 6645 3178 (14151m by 8693m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish MIDDLE CLAYDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish PADBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish RADCLIVE-CUM-CHACKMORE, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish STEEPLE CLAYDON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish TINGEWICK, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish TURWESTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish WATER STRATFORD, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish WESTBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish BUCKINGHAM, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Jul 15 2021 9:47AM

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