Monument record 0585500000 - BOURNE END-WYCOMBE RAILWAY

Summary

Nineteenth century railway, opened in 1854 and closed in 1970. Bourne End to Maidenhead remains open (Great Western).

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • RAILWAY (19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 7700 m
Plan Form - LINEAR
10-MILE LINE FROM MAIDENHEAD-HIGH WYCOMBE, VIA BOURNE END, AUTHORISED 1846, OPENED 1 AUG 1854. BUILT UP FROM VARIOUS BRANCHES RADIATING FROM HIGH WYCOMBE. OPERATED BY GWR. CLOSED TO GOODS 1967, TO PASSENGERS MAY 1970. MAIDENHEAD-BOURNE END STILL OPEN FOR MARLOW BRANCH (B1-2).
DESCRIPTION (B3).
NGR'S (B4).
History of railway (B10).
History and photographs of railway (B11).
Last train between Bourne End and High Wycombe ran on 4 May 1969 (B12).

Sources (12)

  • <1>SBC3423 Bibliographic reference: R Davies & M D Grant. 1975. FORGOTTEN RAILWAYS: CHILTERNS & COTSWOLDS PP43-46.
  • <2>SBC2932 Bibliographic reference: R Christiansen. 1981. THAMES & SEVERN (REGIONAL HISTORY OF RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN VOL 13) PP148-149.
  • <3>SBC9239 Article in serial: C L Mowat. 1933. 'THE WYCOMBE RAILWAY', IN RAILWAY MAGAZINE 73 PP157-164 & PP321-326. Vol 73.
  • <4>SBC12003 Verbal communication: Andrew Pike (BCM). 1992. PIKE A R PERS COMM AUG 1992 FOLLOWING FIELD VISIT & NGRS FROM OS 1960 1:10560 MAP.
  • <5>SBC22218 Unpublished document: Martin Andrew (WDC). 2004. Report to Bucks Historic Environment Forum, March 2004.
  • <6>SBC3604 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1973. LIST OF BUILDINGS OF SPECIAL ARCHITECTURAL OR HISTORIC INTEREST: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE: WYCOMBE DISTRICT: BOROUGH OF HIGH WYCOMBE.
  • <7>SBC23358 Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2006. NMR Buildings Reports.
  • <8>SBC23522 Unpublished document: Network Archaeology. 2009. High Wycombe Railway Station Development: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment.
  • <9>SBC23673 Unpublished document: Planning Development Management Ltd. 2010. Former Brunel Broad Gauge Station (Latterly Known as The Goods Shed): Photographic Survey.
  • <10>SBC22784 Bibliographic reference: F G Cockman. 2006. The Railways of Buckinghamshire from the 1830s: An account of those that were not built as well as those which were. page 54.
  • <11>SBC23891 Bibliographic reference: Colin G Maggs. 2010. The Branch Lines of Buckinghamshire. pages 9-16.
  • <12>SBC20434 Bibliographic reference: D Edwards R Pilgrim. 1982. The Final Link. page 46.

Location

Grid reference Centred SU 89457 89988 (3605m by 5457m) (Centred on)
Civil Parish WOOBURN, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish CHEPPING WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Civil Parish HIGH WYCOMBE, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (13)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: (EBC13535)

Record last edited

May 1 2018 3:19PM

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