'Cinder Oven Bridge'

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'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby Richard A Thackeray » Mon 12 Aug, 2019 11:05 am

First off, apologies for being away for so long

However, can anyone help me, please?

The site states that the 'name-stones' are in Rothwell Country Park
I've ridden around there a few times, & seen the embedded tracks, but no idea where the stones are

I've asked a few dog-walkers in there, but no-one can help

I'm sure someone on here can?

Thankyou

Scroll down to 'Charlseworth Inclined Plane'
http://www.lostrailwayswestyorkshire.co.uk/E&WYUR.htm
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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby warringtonrhino » Mon 12 Aug, 2019 12:58 pm

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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby tilly » Mon 12 Aug, 2019 3:08 pm

warringtonrhino Well done you came uo with the goods .
No matter were i end my days im an Hunslet lad with Hunslet ways.
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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby buffaloskinner » Tue 13 Aug, 2019 2:22 pm

Richard. This may be of interest to you

https://www.facebook.com/31339040536901 ... 368104798/

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Is this the end of the story ...or the beginning of a legend?

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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby tyke bhoy » Tue 13 Aug, 2019 4:44 pm

Thanks for the responses so far and at least Richard now knows what he is looking for but I think his question was more precisely where rather than the whole park. One of the photos in the link he provided shows a railway bridge in the background presumably over the Aire and/or canal. Could that be the still existing Derby Line (Leeds to Woodlesforde and beyond)?
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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby warringtonrhino » Tue 13 Aug, 2019 6:05 pm

It was in the park, and looks too heavy for anyone to move without being noticed. So I assume it is still there.
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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby Richard A Thackeray » Wed 14 Aug, 2019 12:20 am

tyke bhoy wrote:
Tue 13 Aug, 2019 4:44 pm
Thanks for the responses so far and at least Richard now knows what he is looking for but I think his question was more precisely where rather than the whole park. One of the photos in the link he provided shows a railway bridge in the background presumably over the Aire and/or canal. Could that be the still existing Derby Line (Leeds to Woodlesforde and beyond)?
it more than likely is the existing line
As you state, it's its exact location that I'm trying to find
I've been round all the main tracks on both sides of the 'road', up to the summit, etc....

warringtonrhino wrote:
Mon 12 Aug, 2019 12:58 pm
cinder oven bridge stone.jpg
Yes, that's the image in the 'Lost Railways' segment
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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby rikj » Thu 15 Aug, 2019 10:46 pm

Maybe try the Facebook group Friends of Rothwell Country Park?

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Re: 'Cinder Oven Bridge'

Postby warringtonrhino » Fri 16 Aug, 2019 12:48 pm

Richard A Thackeray wrote:
Mon 12 Aug, 2019 11:05 am
First off, apologies for being away for so long

However, can anyone help me, please?

The site states that the 'name-stones' are in Rothwell Country Park
I've ridden around there a few times, & seen the embedded tracks, but no idea where the stones are

I've asked a few dog-walkers in there, but no-one can help

I'm sure someone on here can?

Thankyou

Scroll down to 'Charlseworth Inclined Plane'
http://www.lostrailwayswestyorkshire.co.uk/E&WYUR.htm
I assume you want to 'discover it yourself rather than someone spoiling your fun by telling you exactly where it is?
When I saw it there were 3 boys playing around it, You might need to go on foot, it allows you to see things you might not see from a cycle. It was a long time ago, and I don't recall it being near a path, I was not specifically looking for it, so didn't take notes.





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