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51.472937, -2.573955, Narroways Hill
 
51.473805, -2.573547, Site of footbridge across Midland Railway line.
 
51.473498, -2.574513, Midland Railway bridge. (site of)
 
51.47172, -2.572346, Narroways Junction
 
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'''To Bristol''': [[Glenfrome Road]]<br>
 
'''To Bristol''': [[Glenfrome Road]]<br>
 
'''To Wales, The North or London''': [[Boiling Wells Lane]]<br>
 
'''To Wales, The North or London''': [[Boiling Wells Lane]]<br>
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== History ==
 
== History ==
 
Narroways Hill got it's name from the nearby Narroways Road which used to be nothing more than a small footpath between St Werburghs Church and [[Mina Road]]. For many years the lane was known as Cut-Throat Lane after a particularly gruesome murder that took place there.
 
Narroways Hill got it's name from the nearby Narroways Road which used to be nothing more than a small footpath between St Werburghs Church and [[Mina Road]]. For many years the lane was known as Cut-Throat Lane after a particularly gruesome murder that took place there.
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== 1950s ==
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Image:2883-1.jpg|2883 descends Filton Bank with the 0710 Rogerstone-Tavistock Junction loco coal on 10/3/52. [[Ashley Hill]] station is visible in the distance. ''&copy; [[:Category:Michael Jackson|Michael Jackson]]''
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== 1960s ==
 
== 1960s ==
 
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A '''BIG''' heartfelt thank you to [[:Category:Julien Weston|Julien Weston]] and [[:Category:Ian Skinner|Ian Skinner]] (from this websites forum) for answering my plea for help in recording this event. Fantastic works lads! :)
 
A '''BIG''' heartfelt thank you to [[:Category:Julien Weston|Julien Weston]] and [[:Category:Ian Skinner|Ian Skinner]] (from this websites forum) for answering my plea for help in recording this event. Fantastic works lads! :)
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== 2009 ==
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19.10.09
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Image:NarrowaysHill39.jpg|A view south showing a new mobile communications mast has been installed.
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Image:NarrowaysHill40.jpg|Piles of steel sleepers await installation on the [[Severn Beach]] branch.
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== 2014 ==
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14.4.14
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Image:Narrowayshill41.jpg|
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Image:Narrowayshill42.jpg|
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A couple of photos showing the now caged bridges.
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== 2018 ==
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Image:Narrowayshill46.jpg|Information regarding the installation of a new bridge at this location.
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Image:Narrowayshill43.jpg|The new footbridge after installation.
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Image:Narrowayshill44.jpg|Although new, it's already covered in graffiti.
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Image:Narrowayshill45.jpg|looking up the hill and the old parapet of te Clifton Extension Railway has been removed in preparation of the four tracking of Filton Bank.
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Image:Narrowayshill47.jpg|The view south. The mobile mast installed in 2009 has been moved to create room for the new railway.
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== Videos ==
 
== Videos ==
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFh15wA0Uf8 Severn Beach Train at Narroways Hill]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lFh15wA0Uf8 Severn Beach Train at Narroways Hill]
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[[Category:Chris Hopkins]]
 
[[Category:Chris Hopkins]]
 
[[Category:Junctions]]
 
[[Category:Junctions]]
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[[Category:Michael Jackson]]
 
[[Category:MR]]
 
[[Category:MR]]
 
[[Category:The Severn Beach Line]]
 
[[Category:The Severn Beach Line]]

Latest revision as of 22:31, 3 December 2018

To Bristol: Glenfrome Road
To Wales, The North or London: Boiling Wells Lane
To Kingswood Junction: Glenfrome Road
To Avonmouth: Mina Road

History

Narroways Hill got it's name from the nearby Narroways Road which used to be nothing more than a small footpath between St Werburghs Church and Mina Road. For many years the lane was known as Cut-Throat Lane after a particularly gruesome murder that took place there.

1950s

1960s

1970s

1990s

2005

Junction Renewal Work 5th-7th May 2007

5.5.07

6.5.07

7.5.07

A BIG heartfelt thank you to Julien Weston and Ian Skinner (from this websites forum) for answering my plea for help in recording this event. Fantastic works lads! :)

2009

19.10.09

2014

14.4.14

A couple of photos showing the now caged bridges.

2018

Videos