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The Railways of Pleasley Teversal & Skegby - a Walk & History

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Published by Stuart Watson in Pontefract .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic Book
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25948646M

Skegby. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better. 1st & 2nd pics, Five Pits Trail at Silverhill Trail end to Tibshelf, Far right, Tibshelf end to Pilsley (pics July ) The First time I cycled this it was probably the late '70s as a child and very occasionally to around early , from Pilsley to Tibshelf, before it was a trail, before it .

Discover. The Category Disused Railways is a subset of Heritage and through the Brief Records in the Category or look at the broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all of the Disused Railways Entities which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record. bridge over the railway line (steps). The first Friday of every month is a Town Centre History Walk. Sunday Walks These monthly walks are at a faster pace than our midweek walks and will be over more uneven ground with the possibility of some mud. Typically, the walks will be 4 to 5 miles long. 21st Jan Pleasley Miners Welfare NG19 7PD.

Teversal Manor is a magnificent country home with a fascinating and colourful history. Believed to date back in part to at least , the imposing Grade II Listed mansion was originally home to the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire. Directly from Ashlea, you will find walking and cycle routes over the Teversal and Pleasley Trails Network. Teversal is close to the Derbyshire border, and is ideally placed for visiting Hardwick Hall, now managed by the National Trust, with its six grand towers elaborately monogrammed with Bess of Hardwick’s initials.


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The Railways of Pleasley Teversal & Skegby - a Walk & History Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book outlines a walk around the railways of Pleasley, Teversal and Skegby. It also tells the history of the three railways we encounter: The Tibshelf to Pleasley, The Doe Lea Line and the Leen Valley Extension.

All of these railways are in the area of North Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The Railways of Pleasley Teversal & Skegby - a Walk & History by Stuart Watson,Stuart Watson edition, Electronic Book in English. This book outlines a walk around the railways of Pleasley, Teversal and Skegby. It also tells the history of the three railways we encounter: The Tibshelf to Pleasley, The Doe Lea Line and the Leen Valley Extension.

All of these railways are in the area of North Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The walk is wonderful and the history important in.

The walk is on the modern Teversal Trail but for our purposes we are back in Introduction This is an attempt to walk and tell the history of railways in a very small area of Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire: Pleasley, Teversal and Skegby. The reason why there are railways here is due simply to the presence of coal mining.

The Railways of Teversal, Pleasley & Skegby - A Walk & History (Pub) Written and Published by Stuart Watson (former Skegby Resident) Illustrated with photographs. The Teversal and Skegby Trails At the former Pleasley colliery, now a country park, two the Victorian railway boom, now an established part of the countryside access network of the Teversal Trails.

At Teversal, a brief diversion takes in an unspoilt and as Wragby Hall in. Teversal Trails Skegby / Teversal / Pleasley Country Walks Walking, Cycling, Running, Jogging, Birdwatching, Horse Riding on certain sections through the Nottinghamshire Countryside using former railway.

The Teversal and Skegby Trails. At the former Pleasley colliery, now a country park, two established routes run south to link into the legacy of the Victorian railway boom, now an established part of the countryside access network of the Teversal Trails.

Nearest Town/Village: Teversal, Skegby & Pleasley Access Point: Teversal Trails Visitors Centre, Carnarvon Street (off Fackley Road), Teversal Grid Reference: SK Other useful materials. Find out more about the background and history of the Trails with this guide, courtesy of Teversal.

Skegby is a small village in the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire, England, located two miles west of Mansfield and one mile north of Sutton-in-Ashfield, close to Stanton Hill lying on the B sits on both sides of a deep valley near the source of the River Meden. It is under parish covers about 1, acres and used to include the then hamlet of Stanton District: Ashfield.

With these amazing PlanIt resources will teach about the Victorian Railways with KS2 students. These resource cover development of the Railways in Great Britain giving them the opportunity to find out about the history of the railways and significant early locomotives.

Mountain Biking | Teversal Trail/Pleasley Trails, northwest of Mansf | The Pleasley Trails are three separate railway paths lying between Pleasley, Skegby and Teversal. They are linked together to form a circular route which runs along the track beds of the Great Northern Railway and the Midland Railway.

Rowthorne & Pleasley Trails & Skegby Tracks (Teversal Trails a.k.a Teversal Tracks) Teversal Visitors Centre, Nottinghamshire Left, Silverhill Colliery (Date unkonwn) and right, the Landscapde spoil heap on the former Silverhill site in but now looks totally different in Teversal Trails/ Pleasley Trails - The Early years ('s).

While all the aforementioned railways came a long way, none were specifically used for human transport apart from the Reisszug. All of this changed in when the Mumbles and Swansea Railway (Wales again!) was adapted to become solely passenger based, consequently going down in the history books as the first ever passenger rail service.

The Pleasley Trails are three separate railway paths lying between Pleasley, Skegby and Teversal. They are linked together to form a circular route. Deep cuttings show the exposed limestone rock and beauty of the Local Countryside/5(20).

2nd time we’ve done this walk, it’s a nice flare walk that uses old rail tracks that joined old coal pits together. Parked at the Teversal visitor centre. The Pleasley Trails are three separate railway paths lying between Pleasley, Skegby and Teversal. They are linked together to form a circular route.

Deep cuttings show the exposed. I have a great book first published in called The Forgotten Railways of the East Midlands. It gives brief and mostly accurate descriptions of all the railways in the area but it is (obviously) way out of date in the section which deals with what is left.

My favourite 'lost' railway is the old colliery line from Skegby Junction to Teversal. This is located just a couple of miles west of Pleasley.

The Teversal Trail passes the southern end of the park. This shared cycling and walking trail uses disused colliery lines to form a circular route around the villages of Teversal and Skegby.

Pleasley Pit Country Park footpath view. Lake and Chimney View. Video. GPS Files. The Railways of Pleasley Teversal _ Skegby a walk and history: The Railways Of The United Kingdom Sorivenr: The Red light on the Railways Thomas: The Safety of British railways or, Railway accidents how caused and how prevented Raynar: The Wonder Book of Railways.

This walk passes through Pleasley Pit Country Park before heading west to Hardwick Hall Country Park, following the Oak Walk through woodland then two stretches of converted railway lines back to Pleasley.

This route will take around 3 hours, and is 6 miles / kms. The southerly of the two lines (GNR) now supports the Skegby Trail between Pleasley, Skegby and Sutton-in-Ashfield.

The northerly (MR) splits to form the relatively short Rowthorne Trail and the longer Teversal Trail which itself links to further old railway trails towards Alfreton and Chesterfield.To Pleasley Colliery and Mansfield Woodhouse.

Straight Mile - After closure the line to Silverhill slowly became overgrown and ever harder o walk along. That was of course until the line becanme the Teversal Trail. Sad to see the loss of the railway infrastructure, but at least it's now easy to walk.(Total 7 miles). Meet at Sutton Bus Station at after the arrival of the bus from Derby (departs ).

Dep. Alfreton for Skegby, arrives Sutton Light refreshments to be taken at Teversal Visitor Centre, or optional carvery at Woodend. Return bus to Alfreton for onward connections.