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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. ''© [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
 
Image:Narroways Hill3.jpg|The view along the Midland Railway line towards [[Kingswood Junction]]. The [[13 Arches Viaduct]] is visible in the distance. ''© [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
 
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== 1970s ==
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Image:Narroways Junction40.jpg|A [[Class 52|Wezzie]] powered [[Paignton]] to [[Cardiff]] express climbs the hill. ''&copy; [[:Category:Andy Kirkham|Andy Kirkham]]''
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Image:Narroways Junction41.jpg|A [[Class 45|Peak]] trundles past in the opposite direction. ''&copy; [[:Category:Andy Kirkham|Andy Kirkham]]''
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== 1990s ==
 
== 1990s ==
 
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Revision as of 21:08, 11 February 2008

<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 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.

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! :)

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