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Record details

BCC record ID:0586100000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Historical records of nineteenth to twentieth century railway
Grid Reference:SP 7785 0363
Parish:

LONGWICK-CUM-ILMER, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

PRINCES RISBOROUGH, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

BLEDLOW-CUM-SAUNDERTON, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • RAILWAY (19th Century to Modern - 1800 AD to 1999 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

Dimensions - Length 4400 m
Plan Form - LINEAR
EXTENSION OF WYCOMBE RAILWAY THROUGH PRINCES RISBOROUGH-THAME OPENED 1 AUG 1862; LAST 13 MILES TO OXFORD FROM THAME OPENED 24 OCT 1864. SINGLE & BROAD GAUGE, CONVERTED 1870. OXFORD-RISBOROUGH PASSENGER SERVICE CLOSED JAN 1963; THAME OPEN FOR OIL TRAFFIC (B1). WHOLE LINE NOW CLOSED & DERELICT. NGR'S (B3).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: CHRISTIANSEN R 1981 THAMES & SEVERN (REGIONAL HIST ORY OF RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN VOL 13) PP148-15.
<2>Article in serial: C L Mowat. 1933. 'THE WYCOMBE RAILWAY', IN RAILWAY MAGAZINE 73 PP157-164 & PP321-326. Vol 73.
<3>Verbal communication: PIKE A R OCT 1992 FIELD VISIT & OS 1960 1:10560 MA P.
<4>Verbal communication: Francis Gomme. 2002. Francis Gomme to Sandy Kidd July 2002.

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC13536:

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Reports

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