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Image:Narroways Hill16.jpg|The route of the Midland Railway through Narroways Hill.
 
Image:Narroways Hill16.jpg|The route of the Midland Railway through Narroways Hill.
 
Image:Narroways Hill17.jpg|Looking East at the now filled in cutting.  
 
Image:Narroways Hill17.jpg|Looking East at the now filled in cutting.  
Image:Narroways Hill18.jpg|Looking in the opposite direction and the cutting has long been filled in. The line of houses on the right give away the direction the line went in, and in the middle of the photo is a lampost with a blue sign attached. That's where the railway crossed [[Glenfrome Road (2)|Glenfrome Road]]. This is the same view as in Ian Tiley's photo at the top of the page.
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Image:Narroways Hill18.jpg|The cutting has long been filled in. The line of houses on the right give away the direction the line went in, and in the middle of the photo is a lampost with a blue sign attached. That's where the railway crossed [[Glenfrome Road (2)|Glenfrome Road]]. This is the same view as in Ian Tiley's photo at the top of the page.
 
Image:Narroways Hill19.jpg|On 7.1.05 I caught a loaded MGR en route to Didcot from Avonmouth.
 
Image:Narroways Hill19.jpg|On 7.1.05 I caught a loaded MGR en route to Didcot from Avonmouth.
 
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'''Junction Renewal Work 5th-7th May 2007'''
 
'''Junction Renewal Work 5th-7th May 2007'''
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== 5.5.07 ==
 
== 5.5.07 ==
 
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Revision as of 20:30, 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

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! :)

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