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Latitude: 51.358 / 51°21'28"N
Longitude: -0.1508 / 0°9'2"W
OS Eastings: 528854
OS Northings: 163726
OS Grid: TQ288637
Mapcode National: GBR F8.8MY
Mapcode Global: VHGRR.B4N9
Entry Name: Section of Surrey Iron Railway in the Grounds of Wallington Library
Listing Date: 1 March 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1357610
English Heritage Legacy ID: 206797
Location: Sutton, London, SM6
Electoral Ward/Division: Wallington South
Built-Up Area: Sutton
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Wallington, St Patrick
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
Section of Surrey
Iron Railway in the
grounds of Wallington
TQ 2863 34/170
Short section comprising iron rails attached to 3 square stone sleepers on south
side of track and iron rails attached to 4 stone sleepers on north side of track.
Short description on notice board nearby: "Opened in 1803, ran from Wandsworth
to West Croydon and had a branch from Mitcham which terminated in this Borough
"It was the first public railway in the world, was horsedrawn, carried only freight
and operated until 1846". Copy of opening announcement also displayed nearby.
Listing NGR: TQ2885463726
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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