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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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== 1960s ==
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Image:Narroways Hill3.jpg|The view along the Midland Railway line towards [[Kingswood Junction]]. The [[13 Arches Viaduct]] is visible in the distance. ''&copy; [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
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== 1990s ==
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== 2005 ==
 
== 2005 ==
 
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Revision as of 12:51, 28 December 2007

<googlemap lat="51.473952" lon="-2.572689"> 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 </googlemap>

To Bristol: Glenfrome Road
To Wales, The North or London: Boiling Wells
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.

1960s

1990s

2005

Junction Renewal Work 5th-7th May 2007

5.5.07

6.5.07

7.5.07

Chris Hopkins