SO6610 : Tramway route at Soudley iron works

taken 2 years ago, near to Upper Soudley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Tramway route at Soudley iron works
Tramway route at Soudley iron works
Now a bridleway, this was once the route of a tramway serving Soudley iron works. Iron making was a pretty fickle business, with the works changing hands many times before ceasing production in 1877. Most of the buildings were cleared in 1899, but the tramway is marked on the 1914 map. The stone building to the right is part of the old iron works. The tramway route is now a bridleway. The presence of a GWR boundary marker post in the grass some distance down the tramway route suggests that the tramway may have been included in the agreement for the GWR to purchase the Bullo Pill tramway and convert it to a railway.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 June, 2020   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 14 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Soudley 
Area (from Tags)
Forest of Dean 
Primary Subject of Photo
Track 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6655 1011 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.3183N 2:29.1816W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6653 1015
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Track  Old Railway Boundary Marker  Bullo Pill Tramroad  Old Tramway  Bridleway  Forest of Dean Railway GWR  Site of Old Iron Works 

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