3/4 mile post Zeal Tor tramway, River Avon

Record Number: 103014
3/4 mile post on the Zeal Tor tramway. The tramway was approximately 4 miles long. It was built in 1847 to take peat from Redlake down to Shipley Bridge. This venture failed after a short while. In 1877 the naptha buildings at Shipley were reused for processing china clay from Bala Brook head. This venture also failed.

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3/4 mile post tramway

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