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Avon and Gloucestershire Tramway, Retaining Walls and Junction with California Incline, Causeway and Bridge over Siston Brook Near Cherry Garden Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Oldland, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4362 / 51°26'10"N

Longitude: -2.4789 / 2°28'43"W

OS Eastings: 366808

OS Northings: 170908

OS Grid: ST668709

Mapcode National: GBR JW.NP5D

Mapcode Global: VH88W.Z5CB

Entry Name: Avon and Gloucestershire Tramway, Retaining Walls and Junction with California Incline, Causeway and Bridge over Siston Brook Near Cherry Garden Lane

Listing Date: 15 July 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406539

Location: Oldland, South Gloucestershire, BS30

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Oldland

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Oldland

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


1.
5118 OLDLAND CHERRY GARDEN LANE (off)
(Avon and Gloucestershire
Tramway)
Retaining walls and
junction with 'California
Incline', Causeway and
bridge over Siston Brook
ST 67 SE 4/207 near Cherry Garden Lane
II
2.
Opened 1832 California Junction 1869. Impressive pennant stone embankment
about 200 yds long. The California Incline Railway meets this at an angle
and is composed of a raised causeway about 20 ft high, buttressed on south
side and crossing Siston Brook with a plain arch. The parapet of the causeway
has a soldier course. Closed 1904. Important remains of this tramway from
Rodway Hill to the Avon include wharfs near Londonderry Farm and Avonside
(qv).


Listing NGR: ST6680870908

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