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Cartographics ninth stock reduction sale, comprising;
1 - 86 Plans drawings and documents of railway interest.
87 - 102 Miscellaneous and Ordnance Survey.
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001) Cockermouth Keswick Penrith Railway Goods Shed original drawing.Original architectural drawing of a 'Goods shed for First Class station' on the Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith Railway, endorsed 'Keswick Goods Shed' on reverse. Ink & wash colour, 21 x 26 inches approx, cartridge paper watermarked 1859, some repair and restoration, folded to convenient size. Good detail including the clerk's desk!Signed ' Thomas Bouch CE', the engineer to the company, later to be knighted and then demonised for his design and construction of the ill-fated Tay bridge.
002) LNWR/Huddersfield Canal plan of Stalybridge c1900Detailed London & North Western Railway survey of Stalybridge Station, the railways through the town, and part of the company's Huddersfield Canal. 39 x 24 inches, scale two chains (132 feet) to the inch, lithographed, cloth backed and folded to convenient size. Canal colourwashed. Date around 1900.
003) Gasgow & South Western Railway system map, 1901.Colour lithographed system map of the G&SWR between Glasgow and Troon showing lines authorised and under construction, running powers, coal fields, and pits. 42 x 29 inches, cloth backed, folded to convenient size.
004) Glasgow & South Western Railway system map, 1898Colour lithographed system map of the G&SWR showing existing and authorised lines, and a proposed new branch from Potterhill to Barrhead. 34 x 25 inches, folded to convenient size
005) LNWR/GWR Birkenhead Railway Capenhurst Ledsham Mollington Stations 1894London & North Western/Great Western Railways Birkenhead Joint Line widening in 1894 - Plan of proposed waiting rooms for Capenhurst, Mollington, and Ledsham Stations. Original engineer's layout drawing signed off by Robert Johnston the Joint Lines Engineer, and many other company officials. Ink and wash on waxed cloth 39 x 15 inches, folded. The widening was never carried out at Capenhurst and Mollington, although land was bought for it. A unique item.
006) LNWR/GWR Birkenhead Railway Bromborough Station plan 1894London & North Western/Great Western Railways Birkenhead Joint Line widening in 1894 - Plan of proposed waiting rooms etc for Bromborough Station. Original engineer's layout drawing signed off by Robert Johnston the Joint Lines Engineer, and many other company officials. Ink and wash on waxed cloth 58 x 15 inches, folded. A unique item.
007) LNWR/GWR Birkenhead Railway Bebington & Spital Stations plan 1894London & North Western/Great Western Railways Birkenhead Joint Line widening in 1894 - Plan of proposed waiting rooms etc for Bebington & Spital Stations. Original engineer's layout drawing signed off by Robert Johnston the Joint Lines Engineer, and many other company officials. Ink and wash on waxed cloth 60 x 15 inches, folded. A unique item.
008) LNWR/GWR Birkenhead Railway Hooton Station plan 1894London & North Western/Great Western Railways Birkenhead Joint Line widening in 1894 - Plan of proposed waiting rooms etc for Hooton Station. Original engineer's layout drawing signed off by Robert Johnston the Joint Lines Engineer, and many other company officials. Ink and wash on waxed cloth 50 x 15 inches, folded. A unique item.
009) LMS Railway Kensington Town Office 1929. Art deco style architects drawingLondon Midland & Scottish Railway Company - Architect's drawing of premises at Evelyn House, Hornton Street, Kensington, for conversion to a railway town office and shop in 1929. Large dyeline drawing 39 x 29 inches, on thick paper coloured by hand, for building contract. repair to rears on reverse, and a few dustmarks, but otherwise attractive and suitable for framing and display. Together with approx 20 other detail drawings of the work, mostly in pencil on fragile tracing paper with some torn and in poor condition.The property is now occupied by Hamptons International.A unique collection, rolled.
010) Llanrwst & Bettws y Coed Railway plan 1869. Wales Caernarvonshire.Plan of the Llanrwst & Bettws y Coed Railway. 'Copy of Conveyance dated 10 July 1869' Ink and wash tracing (c1893?) showing all the land taken for the building of the line, with inset schedules. 126 x 15 inches, on thin waxed cloth, folded.Scale 132 feet/inch.
011) Bradshaw's Railway Map of Great Britain & Ireland c1910Bradshaw's Railway Map of Great Britain & Ireland. Undated (c1910) issue of the standard map from Bradshaw's Guide showing the whole railway system with information and adverts on reverse. Folded, some wear, but an evocative item.
012) Very early Great Western Railway map. Brunel London BristolLithographed outline map showing the rather timid scheme prepared for the 1834 parliamentary session, for lines from Bristol to Bath and Reading to London, linked by the Kennet & Avon Canal. The project was defeated in the Lords, but a more robust proposal was authorised in 1835. An unusually ephemeral survivor, having later been recycled as a folder. Cropped at margins, worn centre fold, and some minor strengthening with archival tape. Possibly the earliest surviving map under the GWR title.
013) Early Great Western Railway plan of line through Reading Berkshire c1834.Lithographed extract from a detailed plan of the proposed railway, probably dating from 1834, covering the length through Reading, Berkshire. 11 x 9 inches, printed on Whatman paper watermarked 1832. An unusually ephemeral survivor, this fragment of Brunel's survey having later been recycled as a folder.
014) Early Great Western Railway plan of line through Twyford Berkshire c1834.Lithographed extract from a detailed plan of the proposed railway, probably dating from 1834, covering the length through Twyford and Waltham St Lawrence, Berkshire. 11 x 9 inches. An unusually ephemeral survivor, this fragment of Brunel's survey having later been recycled as a folder.
015) Early Great Western Railway plan of line through Maidenhead Berks. c1834.Lithographed extract from a detailed plan of the proposed railway, probably dating from 1834, covering the length through Maidenhead and Taplow, Berkshire. 11 x 9 inches. An unusually ephemeral survivor, this fragment of Brunel's survey having later been recycled as a folder.
016) Early Great Western Railway plan of line through Reading Berkshire c1834.Lithographed extract from the detailed Parliamentary plan of the proposed railway covering the length through Reading and eastwards. 17 x 11 inches, original hand colour. An unusually ephemeral survivor, this fragment of Brunel's survey having later been recycled as a folder.
017) Early plan of Oxford Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway c1845? Droitwich.Lithographed extract from an unidentified Parliamentary plan of a proposed railway (believed to be the Oxford Worcester & Wolverhampton) covering a length through the parishes of Martin Hussingtree, Salwarp, and Westwood, near Droitwich Worcestershire. 17 x 11 inches. An unusually ephemeral survivor, this fragment having later been recycled as a folder.
018)Tarleton Branch Railway, Lancashire. L&YR, LMS, Hesketh Bank.Ordnance Survey Lancashire Sheet 68.14 in the 1911 Edition covering Hesketh Bank, Tarleton Lock etc. Formerly owned by the LMS Railway with their Tarleton Branch neatly coloured and annotated in 1929/30. Old folds, some wear and dustmarks, strengthening on reverse.
019) Belfast Northern Ireland LMS Office Donegall Place 1926.Architect's plan dated 1926 of alterations to the London Midland & Scottish Railway Offices at 11-13 Donegall Place, Belfast. Thick paper 40 x 25 inches, coloured by hand, signed off by various railway officials.Roughly folded, some wear and dustmarks. The property, in Belfast's shopping centre, Passed to Thomas Cook, and is now occupied by 'Poundworld'
020) LMS Wirral Railway Plan of Birkenhead North proposed Carriage Shed 1936London Midland & Scottish Railway Birkenhead North proposed Carriage Shed and Repair Shop for Electric Stock - Detailed plan 37 x 16 inches of the new facilities to cater for the electrification of the line. Photoprint colourwashed by hand, with the stamp of the Chief Engineer's Office, 1936. Folded. Now part of Merseyrail.
021) Bartholomew's Railway Map of the British IslesCoverage of the whole of the British Isles (includes Ireland) showing the railway system coloured in ownerships after the 'grouping' into four main companies. Most stations named. Enlargement of London area. Cloth mounted, folding in the original printed covers. Dampstain affecting sea area of map, otherwise in a reasonable state.
022) Very early Manchester & Leeds Railway plan c1830.A plan of the intended line between Sowerby Bridge and Manchester prepared to show the anticipated effect on the Rochdale Canal. Not dated, but appears to be the earliest proposal surveyed by George Stephenson in 1830 as a continuation of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The Bill for this was defeated by the Canal Co's opposition in 1831. Lithographed plan and section 65 x 18 inches, scale two inches to the mile, hand coloured. Folds and a few minor marginal defects but generally in a good state.
023) London Brighton & South Coast Railway plan 1914 - Norwood JunctionParliamentary plan & section, Widenings No 3, Norwood Junction. Plan includes good detail of Norwood Junction Station. lithographed, cloth backed and folded in good condition.
024) London Brighton & South Coast Railway Tulse Hill, 1914 plan.Parliamentary plans and sections, Session 1914. Widening No 4, and alteration and diversion of part of London Chatham & Dover Railway, Tulse Hill. Plans includes good detail of Tulse Hill Station. Three sheets, lithographed, cloth backed and folded.
025) London Brighton & South Coast Railway plan 1914. W. Norwood, Newhaven, etcParliamentary plan, session 1914. Additional lands at West Norwood Station, Brighton, and Newhaven. Stopping up and diversion of footpath near Beddington Lane Station. Four plans on one sheet, cloth backed, folded.
026) Great Western Railway map/plan 1913. Bristol.GWR Lands at Saint Philips Marsh Bristol, and near Temple Meads Station. Parliamentary plan & section for Session 1913 printed by Thomas Kell & Son on glazed cloth. Two sheets, folded, a few contemporary ink or pencil notes.
027) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. King Edward VII bridge, Newcastle.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan, Session 1899. Bridge over the River Tyne - Rlys 1 & 2. This was the King Edward VII bridge, opened in 1906, from the west end of Newcasle Central to Gateshead. Two lithographed sheets, folded.
028) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Benton Junction.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan, Session 1899. Two lithographed sheets, folded. Railway No. 3 - Junction curve at Benton.
029) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Dunston to Gateshead.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plans & sections, Session 1899. Five lithographed sheets, folded. Railway No. 5 - Dunston to Gateshead. Plan shows Bensham Station, Redheugh Colliery, Gateshead West Station, etc.
030) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Widening and lands at Gateshead.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plans & sections, Session 1899. Three lithographed sheets, folded. Widening of Railway at Gateshead. Large scale plan showing Gateshead and Washington Railway between West Street and Sun Street. Additional lands at Gateshead.
031) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Seaham & Hartlepool Railway DeviationNorth Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan & section, Session 1899. Lithographed sheet, folded. Deviation of authorised Seaham and Hartlepool Railway and new road at Easington. Alteration in route over a mile of the proposed line at Rise Bridge.
032) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Works and lands at Northallerton.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plans & sections, Session 1899. Six lithographed sheets, folded. Railways 7,8,9,10, 11, 12, 13 & 14. A complex set of junctions, curves, and improvements around Northallerton, Northallerton Goods, Zetland Bridge, and Danby Wiske.
033) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Widening Skelton bridge to ShiptonNorth Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan & sections, Session 1899. Two lithographed sheets, folded. Widening of the York & Newcastle Railway from Skelton bridge to Shipton Station.
034) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Trimdon Station.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan, Session 1899. Two lithographed sheets, folded. Proposed new footpath and stopping up of footpath and footpath level crossing at Trimdon.
035) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Haltwhistle and Hexham.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan, Session 1899. Two lithographed sheets, folded. Additional lands at Haltwhistle and Hexham Stations.
036) North Eastern Railway map/plan 1899. Norton Station.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan, Session 1899. Lithographed sheet, folded. Additional lands at Norton, on the north side of the station.
037) North Eastern Railway. A collection of detailed maps/plans, 1899.North Eastern Railway Parliamentary Plan, Session 1899. A collection of nineteen lithographed sheets, folded. Lands forming site of Pontop & South Shields Railway; Additional lands at Newby Wiske, York, Southcoates, Otley Station, New Shildon, Derwenthaugh, Hetton-le-Hole, Brockley Whins, East Boldon, seghill, Sleekburn, Fryston; Roads Bridges & Footpaths at Levisham, Brafferton, Seamer, Hartlepool, Stockton on Tees, Tyne Dock, Newsham/Blyth Road.
038) Canadian Pacific Railway map, 1920.Map of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Minneapolis St Paul & Sault Ste Marie railway, the Duluth South Shore & Atlantic Railway, and connections. Good coloured map of the whole CPR system and connections, naming all the stations. Thin paper, folding into card wallet. This edition corrected to December 1920. In good condition, although a previous owner has lightly highlighed some journeys in colour.
039) Blackburn Clitheroe & North Western Junction Railway plan 1846.BLACKBURN CLITHEROE AND NORTH WESTERN JUNCTION RAILWAY Parliamentary plans and sections, Session 1846. Blackburn to the proposed North western Railway at Long Preston, Yorkshire. A well-produced engraved survey section-mounted on cloth as a long folding strip map 300 x 13 inches. Badly dampstained and creased, this has clearly seen use in the field and has manuscript amendments south of Chatburn, the only section that was built. An interesting contemporary insight into railway construction.
040) Hingston Down Light Railway scheme, Cornwall. 1924.Cornwall twenty-five inch (1:2500) scale Ordnance Survey plan. Composite map made up from sheets or part sheets neatly joined, folded to convenient size. 40 x 28 inches. Chilsworthy, St Annes Chapel, Coxpark etc, with the proposed Hingston Down Light Railway scheme 1924 neatly marked. Formerly in the ownership of the Great Western Railway.
041) Pontypridd Light Railways, Treforest, Glamorgan, Wales.Ordnance Survey 1:2500 scale sheet Glamorgan 36.3 covering part of Treforest and the Taff Vale, edition of 1920. formerly in the ownership of the Great Western Railway, and neatly marked by them with the route of the proposed Pontypridd Light Railways, a tramway scheme largely along the bed of the old Doctor's Canal. Folded to convenient size.
042) Great Western Colliery, Llantrissant, Glamorgan, Wales.Composite map made up from sheets of the Glamorgan 1900 edition 1:2500 Ordnance Survey maps neatly joined, covering Beddau Llantwit, Newtown, Gwaun Miskin etc. Neatly marked with the site of the Great Western Colliery Company's New Pits, With a proposed railway joining them to the Taff Vale Railway Llantrissant Branch. Dustmarks and minor repairs, folded to convenient size.
043) Aberavon, Glamorgan, Wales. Great Western Railway plan.Ordnance Survey 1:2500 scale plan Glamorgan 35.13 in the 1899 edition covering Aberavon, formerly owned by the Great Western Railway and marked up by them with the route of a new line joining the Port Talbot Railway to the Rhondda & Swansea Bay Railway. Lacks top margin, minor dustmarks & repairs, folded to convenient size.
044) Cwm Clydach, Glamorgan, Wales. Proposed railway plan.Two adjoining Ordnance Survey plans (Glamorgan 8.6 & 8.10) in the 1898 edition, covering Cwm Clydach. Neatly marked in ink with the route of a proposed railway. Cloth backed, folded to convenient size.
045) Gosport, Hampshire. Gosport & Lee Light Railway plan.Ordnance Survey 1:2500 plan Hampshire 83.6 in the Edition of 1910, covering the Forton, Camdentown and Brockhurst areas of Gosport. Marked with a proposed curve for the Gosport & Lee Light Railway. Cloth backed, folded to convenient size, dustmarked.
046) Great Western Railway, Bath Station plan 1882 - Broad gaugeComposite plan made up from 1882 Ordnance Survey 1:500 sheets neatly joined, covering Bath Station, St James Bridge, the canal basins and part of Dolemeads. Shows in detail the intricate mixed gauge trackwork on the railway. Formerly in the ownership of the Great Western Railway, with some later colouring. 39 x 27 inches, folded to convenient size.
047) George Stephenson's map of the North Midland Railway, 1836.A copy made in 1909 of George Stephenson's 1836 map of the North Midland Railway, showing all the canals and railways in central England. Lithographed, outline hand colour. 19 x 25 inches, cloth backed, folded to convenient size.
048) Original plan of Great Western Railway Torquay Branch Diversion.Ordnance Survey 1:2500 plan Devon 128.9, Second edition 1906, covering Noss Creek, the Dartmouth Steam Ferry, Boohay, etc. arefully revised in red ink to show an inland diversion of the GWR Torquay Branch railway to avoid the Noss and Longwood viaducts.
049) Cornwall Newquay Great Western Railway plan/map 1907Ordnance Survey Cornwall 1:2500 scale plan 39.3, Edition of 1907, covering Newquay and West Newquay. Formerly in the ownership of the Great Western Railway and annotated with additional information concerning the harbour and its rail access. Some contemporary damage repair, folded to convenient size.
050) LMS Railway Kirby-in-Ashfield Nottinghamshire. Station, locoshed, etc plan.London Midland & Scottish Railway. Huge survey plan of Kirby-in-Ashfield Station, Nottinghamshire, and its associated sidings, marshalling yards, and loco shed. Scale 40 feet to the inch, size 136 x 27 inches. Cloth backed, folding in card covers. Well used but no major defects, and with interesting ink & pencil notes documenting later changes. Too large to photograph properly - the image is of a small part only.
051) Midland Railway Distance Diagram Nottingham 1913.Midland Railway Distance Diagram, Nottingham & District, Sheet 21A (Fourth Edition) 1913. An early good quality photostat copy of this sheet on an enlarged scale. 27 x 38 inches, folded to convenient size.
052) LMS Railway at Derby. Minutes of wartime meetings.LMS Railway. Minutes of Derby Departmental Co-ordination Committee Meeting April 7, 1944. Marked 'Private & Confidential'. Foolscap, 9 pages, lightly aged. Together with minutes of a 1943 Fuel economy Meeting. An interesting record of railway operation in wartime and the constant drive to economise in the use of fuel and materials.
053) LMS Railway distance diagram of Uttoxeter and Rocester, Staffordshire.LMS Railway. Derby District Engineer's Distance diagram of Uttoxeter/Rocester. 12 x 8 inches, printed on glazed cloth.
054) LMS Railway Private Siding Diagrams Apedale, Chesterton. Staffordshire.A pair of LMS Railway Private Siding Diagrams, lithographed with hand colour;Chesterton branch - Rufus Brick & Tile Compny, 1931.Apedale Branch - Brymbo Steel Co. Ltd. c1930.
055) LMS Railway Private Siding Diagram. Adderley Green Branch, Staffordshire. LMS Railway Private Siding Diagram, lithographed with hand colour, 33 x 8 inches, folded, a little worn;Adderley Green Branch. Botteslow Junction. Chatterley Whitfield Colliery Co's siding and J. Beeston's siding.
056) LMS Railway Private Siding Diagrams, Audley Lines, Staffordshire.Five LMS Railway Private Siding Diagrams, lithographed with hand colour, folded, covering sidings on the Audley Lines;Leycett - Madeley Coal Coke and Iron Co.Alsager - Settle Speakman & Co. Ltd. (2)Halmerend - Podmore Hall Colliery Co.Diglake - Bignall Hill Colliery Co. and Rookery Colliery.
058) LMS Railway Private Siding Diagrams, Churnet Valley line, Staffordshire.Three LMS Railway/BTC Private Siding Diagrams, lithographed with hand colour, folded, covering sidings on the Churnet Valley line;Consall - W. Podmore & Sons 1931.Consall - W. Podmore & Sons 1955.Oakamoor - J. Bolton & Sons.
059) Map of the Leeds Northern Railway Stockton/Sunderland 1852. DurhamLeeds Northern Railway Proposed extension from Stockton to Sunderland, 1852. Lithographed sketch map 13 x 16 of the Durham Coalfield showing the existing and proposed lines. Issued as a supplement to the Sunderland Herald, September 1852. Old folds.
060) London to Croydon railways map, 1839. Kent and Surrey.'Mr Cubitt's plan for improving the approach to London of the South Eastern, Dover, Brighton, and Croydon railways, and for making an additional terminus at the Elephant & Castle' Lithographed map by S. Arrowsmith between London and Croydon showing existing lines and with various proposals identified. To accompany the Second Report on Railways, 1839. 13 x 17 , outline colour, old folds.
061) Early London & Birmingham Railway map, c1839.Engraved map and section of the line by C. F. Cheffins on a scale of four miles to the inch. Shows stations, mileages, connecting lines, and general topography. Not dated [c1839]. In two sections each 14 x 9 printed on thick paper for Bourne's book on the line.
062) Early report on the Preston & Wyre Railway scheme, 1837. Lancashire FyldeReport of the Committee on the Preston and Wyre Railway Bill, March 1837. Printed committee report examining engineering aspects of the proposal, and the compliance with Standing Orders. Foolscap, 2 sides, disbound.
063) Early report on the London & Blackwall Railway, 1837.Report of the Committee on the London and Blackwall Commercial Railway Bill, 1837. Foolscap Parliamentary Paper of 12 pages dealing with the engineering and financil aspects of London's earliest railway and its extension to Leadenhall Street. Includes a list of the shareholders.
064) Early Great Western Railway reports, 1837.Four early Parliamentary committee reports concerning the Great Western Railway, 1837. GW (Paddington) Railway Bill. 4 pagesGW (Trowbridge) Railway Bill. 2 pagesOxford & Great Western Union railway Bill. 8 pages.Charlton Kings & Marsworth Railway Bill (Cheltenham Oxford etc) 1 page.Engineering, finance, directors, shareholders etc.
065) Early report on the Bolton & Preston Railway, 1837. Lancashire.Report from the committee on the Bolton & Preston Railway Bill, 1837 [Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway] Printed committee report of 1837 on the Bill for what became an essential part of the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway system. Deals with the engineering and other features of the line, the compliance with Standing Orders, detailed subscribers lists, expected traffic etc. 10 pages, disbound.
066) List of Railway Bills during the 'Railway Mania' 1846.Printed Return of all Railway Bills in the House of Commons 1846. A list of all the applications with the proposed charges for passengers, goods, and animals. Fascinating record of the 'Railway Mania'Foolscap, 8 pages.
067) Plan of proposed railway at Knutsford, Cheshire, 1861.London & North Western Railway. Proposed Railway from the Chelford & Knutsford railway to the Cheshire Midland Railway.Parliamentary plan & section for Session 1862 showing the alterations to the proposed line and new junction at Knutsford as a consequence of the Cheshire Midland route being diverted. Although authorised the line was never built. Lithographed, minor defects including some loss at bottom affecting scale bar, backed on glazed cloth, folded.
068)Great Western Railway detailed plan of Bridgewater, Somerset, 1922.Great Western Railway - large and very detailed survey of the line through Bridgewater in Somerset from the River Parrett to Bath Road, including the Station, loco shed, carriage & wagon works etc. 39 x 192 inches, scale 40 feet to the inch. Cloth backed and rolled, well used and with some flaking and deterioration particularly at both ends, but no significant loss of detail. Surveyed 1922, with some interesting later manuscript amendments.Image shows only a small portion of the plan.
069) Carlisle, Cumbria. Ordnance Survey plan railway layout detail,1925Large plan made up from Ordnance Survey 1:2500 scale sheets in the 1925 edition, covering much of the city. Compiled by the LMS Railway in 1930 to show the whole railway layout from Willow Holme to Durranhill and Upperby, initially to record the facilities that would be given up in connection with the construction of Kingmoor Yard (a pencil note says 'Not approved') but with other later endorsements.84 x 32 inches, cloth backed, rolled. Some wear and edge damage but largely sound.
070) Great Western Railway Bristol Somerset. Large survey plan c1925.Great Western Railway plan of their main line between North Somerset Junction and St. Anne's Park Tunnel, including Bristol East Depot and St. Anne's Park Station. 140 x 27 inches, scale 40 feet to the inch. Cloth backed and rolled. Some wear and flaking mainly at edges but with no significant loss. A few later notes, including the detailed plotting in pencil of the overturned wagons following a collision between two goods trains near the Avon Bridge.The image shows only a small part of this item.
071) Great Western Railway original manuscript bridge drawing 1895.Great Western Railway. Manuscript engineer's contract drawing of the skew bridge at Southam Road on the Oxford to Birmingham line dated 1895. Plan, elevation and details, ink and colourwash on stout paper 39 x 28 inches, cloth backed and rolled. Minor repairs with no loss of detail. Personally signed off by James Inglis, the GWR Chief Engineer.
072) London & North Western Railway bridge drawing West Brompton London 1891.London & North Western Railway. Engineer's manuscript contract drawing of bridge at West Brompton, London, in connection with the Lillie Bridge Goods & Coal Wharf, 1891. Ink & colourwash on thick paper 42 x 25 inches, cloth backed and rolled. Light dustmarks otherwise in good condition.
073) Caledonian Railway Edinburgh Dalry Road Station contract plan c1899.Caledonian Railway - manuscript contract drawing for building Dalry (later Dalry Road) Station, Edinburgh, c1899. Elevations and structural details of station buildings and verandah. Original ink and colourwash drawing on thick paper 112 x 26 inches, cloth backed and rolled. Light dustmarks otherwise in good condition.The images show only parts of this large and probably unique item.
074) Great Western Railway Bodmin Branch original construction plan c1886.Great Western Railway - Bodmin Branch. Original manuscript plan of the line from Bodmin Road to Bodmin c1886, probably drawn for the construction contract. 72 x 23 inches, ink and colourwash, cloth backed and rolled in good condition. This line now forms part of the preserved Bodmin& Wenford Steam railway.
075) Great Western Railway original engineer's bridge drawing Stourbridge 1878.Great Western Railway - original engineer's manuscript drawing for a bridge on the Stourbridge Branch, 1878. Ink and wash on thick paper 47 x 26 inches, rolled. Some damage and loss to edges repaired.Although marked 'Station Road' it relates to Junction Road Bridge over the Stourbridge Town Branch, opened by the GWR in 1879.
076) London & North Western Railway Broad Street Goods Warehouse plan 1876.London & North Western Railway - Original engineer's manuscript contract drawing for the warehouse at Broad Street Goods Station, London, 1876. General Plan of Lower Level. Ink and wash, 37 x 24 inches, cloth backed and rolled. Neatly drawn survey of the area on Eldon Street/Finsbury Avenue now occupied by the Broadgate office development. A unique item, intact but worn and dustmarked.
077) West Lancashire Railway Southport original drawing of Ash Street StationWest Lancashire Railway. Engineer's contract drawing for 'Barton Street Station', Southport, Lancashire, more usually known as Ash Street Station which opened in 1882 as a terminus of the line from Preston. Not dated (paper watermarked 1881). Ink and wash, 36 x 24 inches, cloth backed and rolled. Minor dustmarking, but a unique record of a station that was soon replaced when the line extended to Southport Central.
078) South Eastern Railway Paddock Wood & Cranbrook (Hawkhurst Branch) plan 1887SER Paddock Wood & Cranbrook line. Parliamentary plan & section for Session 1887 for what later became the Hawkhurst Branch. Sheets 2-5 only, covering the line from Brenchley through Horsmonden to Goudhurst and Smugley. Cloth backed and rolled, with a few neat contemporary notes mainly relating to land purchase. The Hawkhurst Branch was one of the last railways to be built in Kent, but was also an early closure victim.The image shows only a small part of this item.
079) LNW/GWR Joint Line. Staion Buildings at Ellesmere Port Cheshire 1913.Plan and elevations of the station buildings at Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, on the LNWR & GWR Birkenhead railway, 1913.37 x 22 inches, cloth backed and rolled. Signed by contractor in connection with proposed alterations.This ornate sandstone building dating from the late 1840s is still in use.
080) Birmingham Wolverhampton & Dudley Railway. Plans & sections, 1845/6Parliamentary plans & sections for the Birmingham Wolverhampton & Dudley Railway, 1845. J. R. McLean, Engineer. Title page and 22 part engraved and part lithographed sheets, cloth backed, rolled in cloth covers. A GWR backed scheme to extend the broad gauge to Wolverhampton, which eventually became an integral part of the Paddington to Birkenhead route, and is now the Midland Metro tram line. The plans give good detail of the topgraphy and industry in the railway corridor.This set formerly in the ownership of the GWR. Repaired and strengthened by them but with damage and minor loss to parts of oversized sheets, otherwise in sound condition.
081) LNWR Architects drawings for new Goods Offices at Harrow Staion, 1913.Two attractive drawings of four trader's offices and a goods office at Harrow Station, fronting the High Street. Plans and elevations finished with hand colourwash, showing both interior and exterior details. LNWR Estate Department, 1913.This block of buildings appears to have been demolished in the 1990s to make way for a new road. Two sheets on thick paper 25 x 30 inches, minor repairs, rolled.
082) North Staffordshire Railway. Bridge at Meadow Lane Little Haywood.Original manuscript North Staffordshire Railway Engineer's drawing of bridge renewal at Meadow Lane, Little Haywood, 1893. Ink & colourwash on Whatman paper 37 x 24 inches, rolled. Repaired, with minor loss.Signature of G. Crosbie Dawson, the NSR Chief Engineer.
083) Great Western Railway. Construction plans for Greenford Branch, Middlesex.Great Western Railway. Original 1897 plans for the Castle Hill Loop of the Acton & High Wycombe line from Greenford to Castle Hill (West Ealing) Station, now more familiar as the Greenford Branch. Lithographed on three sheets 28 x 12 inches, cloth backed, folded, with some added colourwash and notes..Well used and in poor condition, but an interesting record of the origins of this line opened in 1903.
084) Great Western Railway. Construction plans for Acton to Notholt line, 1897.Great Western Railway. Lithographed plans of the Acton to Northolt section of the Acto to Wycombe line, dated 1897. Five sheets 28 x 14, cloth backed and folded. Well worn and in poor condition, with added colourwash and notes, but an interesting contemporary record of an important addition to GWR mileage.
085) Great Western Railway. Original detailed plan of Freshford Station, 1919.Great Western Railway. Very detailed plan of the Station at Freahford on the Bath to Trowbridge line, surveyed in 1919. Scale 40 feet to the inch, size 46 x 23 inches. Cloth backed and rolled. In poor condition with many vertical cracks, but still an interesting original record of a rural GWR station.
086) LMS Railway. Original Engineering drawing of bridge at Byfield, Northants.Original LMS Engineer's drawing of bridge over the Highfurlong Brook near Byfield on the Stratford on Avon & Midland junction Line, 1923. Ink & cololourwash, cloth backed, 38 x 24 inches, rolled.
087) Ordnance Survey 1:2500 plan Wales Glamorganshire Aberavon 1912Ordnance Survey Glamorganshire Sheet 35.13 in the Special Edition, 1912, covering Aberavon. This rare edition was based on that of 1897 with partial revision in 1911 for Inland Revenue purposes. Old folds, repairs on reverse with minor corner loss. a railway scheme added in ink.
088) Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Newcastle on Tyne, Gateshead, 1898.Ordnance Survey 1:2500 Second Edition 1898. Tyneside Sheets 12, 18, 19. three adjoining plans covering Heaton, Byker, Central Newcastle, Gateshead, etc. Nice examples with original OS hand colouring of water, individually folded to convenient size. A pipeline scheme neatly added in ink.
089) City of Oxford. Ordnance Survey early 1:1250 Oxfordshire 33.15 SW, 1927.Ordnance Survey early 1:1250 Oxfordshire 33.15 SW, covering the City Centre. Specially enlarged from the 1919 1:2500 plans, published 1927, and reprinted 1936. Lightly stained, folded to convenient size.
090) Brighton. Ordnance Survey early 1:1250 Sussex 66.9 SE, 1913.Ordnance Survey early 1:1250 Sussex 66.9 SE, covering the centre of Brighton. Specially enlarged from the 1909 1:2500 plans for the Inland Revenue, published 1913, and reprinted 1926. Light overall ageing, neat repairs on reverse, small loss mainly of margin (see image) folded to convenient size.
091) Index to Ordnance Survey of Stirlingshire c1860.Index to the Ordnance Survey of Stirlingshire c1860. Nominally an index to the large scale plans, but using the detail from the One-inch sheets then under way to give an excellent map of the whole county. Engraved, 40 x 27 inches, folded to convenient size. Light overall ageing, neat repairs on reverse, minor loss in one corner with no detail missing.
092) Atchitect's plan of Broken Cross Institute, Chelford Road, Macclesfield .,Drawing by Percy Wright, Architect, of the Broken Cross Institute, Chelford Road, Macclesfield, 1949. Printed, 27 x 20 inches, heightened with colourwash, old folds.
093) Architect's plan of footbridge, King Edward Street, Macclesfield,Undated drawing by Whittaker & Bradburn, Architects, of a proposed footbridge linking the Donohue and Royal George Mills across King Edward Street, Macclesfield. 24 x 16 inches, drawn in ink on glazed cloth, folded. An interesting reminder of the town's industrial past.
094) Goathland, Whitby, Yorkshire. Plan of proposed road brige, 1912.Drawing prepared by Dorman Long of Middlesbrough for Whitby Rural District Council of a proposed road bridge near Goathland, 1912. 24 x 23 inches, photoprinted and finished by hand, folded. 'Bridge designed to carry 1 - 15 ton Traction Engine'
095) Plan of alterations to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland, 1912.Sectional drawing showing proposed alterations to the Administrative Block at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, 1912. 20 x 14 inches, folded.
096) Aberdeen, Scotland. Plan of building land, Hosefield, 1892.'Aberdeen University Lands. Feuing Plan of the Lands of Hosefield, 1892' Lithogrphed plan of a building estate by Walker & Duncan, Land Surveyors, Aberdeen. 19 x 18 inches, folded, damage to one edge repaired.
097) Aberdeen - Original architect's drawing of houses in Craigie Park.'Proposed Houses - Craigie Park - North Side - for James Watson, Funeral Undertaker, 12 Holborn Street' Plan and elevations by William E. Gauld, Architect, of a proposed pair of semi-detached houses. No date (1920s?). Pencil and colourwash on tracing paper 18 x 14 inches, folded.
098) Surtees Arms Pub Redworth Co. Durham. Detailed plan dated 1924Proposed alterations to the Surtees Arms, Redworth, County Durham, for the West Auckland Brewery Co. Ltd,1924. Deatailed plan by Kellett & Clayton. Photoprinted, 32 x 18 inches, finished in pencil, ink and colourwash.
099) Little Budworth, Cheshire. Architect'ds plan of two cottages, 1919.Architect's plan of two unidentified cottages in Little Budworth, Cheshire. Pencil on tracing paper 14 x 10 inches, folded.
100) Redworth, County Durham. Architect's plan of alterations to house, 1920.Architect's plan of proposed alterations to a house at Redworth, County Durham, owned by Major Surtees, 1920. Ink and colourwash on glazed cloth 30 x 26 inches, folded.
101) Architect's plan of shop and house at Seaham Colliery, County Durham.Undated but probably victorian manuscript plan and elevations of shop and house at Seaham Colliery, County Durham. Ink and colourwash on glazed cloth 19 x 18 inches, folded. Intact but fairly worn,
102) Architect's drawing of house at Blackmoor Lane, Henstridge, Somerset, 1925.'House for Mr W. Beaton, Henstridge, Somerset' C. B. Benson, Architect, Dorchester, 1925. Photoprinted, finished with hand colour, 17 x 20 inches, folded. Minor ageing/wear.
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