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History - Stanton Iron Works

HISTORY OF STANTON WORKS Production at Stanton Ironworks in Ilkeston drew to a close when the last pipe was cast on May 24, 2007. The last of the 185 production workers at the pipe-making factory walked out of the gates for the final time. BBC reports on large job losses

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Harlaxton Quarries Railway [27 photos] in SK8731 ...

Aug 15, 2013  An agreement was reached between the Stanton Ironworks Company and Mr Pearson-Gregory of Harlaxton Manor in 1922, extraction not to commence before 1932, but at that stage nothing happened. ... (Hungerton) Quarry, close to the top of the main line. It was considered impracticable to re-lay the railway, the decision being made to use lorries to ...

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07-01-2019 The Old Ironworks Stanton Recycling Ltd ...

Jan 07, 2019  west; the village of Stanton-by-Dale is approximately 2km to the south-west and 700m to the east, separated by the M1 motorway, the River Erewash, the Erewash Canal and the Nottingham-Loughborough Main Railway Line, is the settlement of Trowell and beyond that, within 1km to the south-east, are the towns of Stapleford and Sandiacre.

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) Quarry Hill Industrial Estate

Mar 05, 2018  of which 7,000 worked at the Stanton Works. The Quarry Hill Industrial Estate has emerged over the last 60 or so years from the heavy industry associated with the former iron foundry works and associated rail sidings. Most of the buildings on the old Stanton Ironworks site have now been either demolished or are derelict.

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Locomotives hauled their last as quarries closed near ...

The LNER built a branch line from Bottesford in 1884 to provide a route out for the ironstone so it could supply the Stanton Ironworks Company furnaces, near Nottingham. The quarries were significantly expanded to meet the needs of the war effort during World War I.

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Stanton Ironworks - YouTube

Feb 05, 2008  This film shows the Stanton Ironworks, Derbyshire, in operation in about 1959.It is reproduced with kind permission of Phil Hall, of the stantonironworks...

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Leicestershire

1880-c1900. Zig-zag inclined line. From 1911 a narrow gauge system was installed by the new owners, Stanton. Barnstone Cement Co Ltd; Off GN155: Waltham-on-the-Wolds Lime Pits. 1931-1941 (??). Stanton Ironworks Co Ltd ; Off GN156: Eaton Ironstone Quarries SK 795 305. South facing connection to GNR 300 yards south of bridge on Eastwell - Belvoir ...

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List of Peckett and Sons railway locomotives - Wikipedia

After quarry closure, transferred to Market Overton. Transferred in 1947 to the Stanton Ironworks Co. at Wirksworth, Derbyshire. Preserved from 1974 : 1270: Triassic: 1912 0-6-0ST 2 ft (610 mm) preserved Bala Lake Railway, Wales

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Rocks By Rail - The Living Ironstone Museum - History ...

The Stanton Ironworks Company (SIC)based near Ilkeston in Derbyshire was a large company with significant interests in iron and steel, coal, ironstone and limestone. The Company operated a significant number of ironstone quarries in the East Midlands with the output usually being supplied by rail to the Company’s furnaces at Stanton by Dale ...

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Concern over giant homes plans for derelict Stanton ...

Aug 07, 2019  The origins of the Stanton Ironworks are thought to date back to 1846 when Chesterfield man, Benjamin Smith and his son Josiah, brought three

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Locomotives hauled their last as quarries closed near ...

The LNER built a branch line from Bottesford in 1884 to provide a route out for the ironstone so it could supply the Stanton Ironworks Company furnaces, near Nottingham. The quarries were significantly expanded to meet the needs of the war effort during

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Glendon East Ironstone Quarry Railway Remembered - Rocks ...

Jul 09, 2020  Upon the acquisition of James Pain Ltd by the Stanton Ironworks Company (SIC) in 1928 this loco was transferred from Stanton Ironworks to Glendon for quarry work in 1929. Calcining of excavated ironstone (mixing with coal and then burnt to drive off moisture and volatiles) was done on the quarry floor up until 1940 when separate calcining ...

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IRONSTONE - Rocks by Rail

Sons in 1942, works number 2139 for the Stanton Ironworks Company, going to work at their Harlaxton Quarries in Lincolnshire. In 1948 Salmon was moved to the Stanton Iron-works nearby Woolsthorpe system in Leicestershire and in 1950 she became the prop-erty of Stewarts and Lloyds (Minerals) Ltd when they took over the quarry operations.

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Former ironworks land sold – Ilkeston Life

Dec 10, 2020  Former ironworks land sold A 70-hectare site at Stanton that has been derelict for years has been sold with plans to transform the land and create local jobs for local people. Erewash Borough Council has welcomed the news that land owner Saint-Gobain PAM UK Ltd has agreed the sale with Verdant Regeneration Ltd – a new company formed by local ...

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Easton Neston - The SMJ Society - Midland Junction Railway

Records show that it went to Stanton Ironworks Co. Ltd. but it is not mentioned in the Stanton records. In 1889, a new company entitled the Towcester Mineral Brick Co. Ltd took over the land and began removing ironstone.

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Ab Kettleby - Wikipedia

From there it was taken by train to the Stanton Ironworks near Nottingham. The part of the tramway close to the tipping dock was a cable-operated incline, the loaded wagons going down the incline. The line from the quarries to the top of the incline was worked by horses at first but steam locomotives were introduced in 1880.

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FOUNDRY WORKS, LOWS LANE

The property comprises part of the Former Stanton Ironworks to the north of the village of Stanton by Dale, access to which is via an existing private road from Lows Lane to the south and Quarry Hill via Compton Road to the north. Description The property comprises an extensive secured and gated self-contained site benefiting from 24 hour ...

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Land to rent in Foundry Works, Lows Lane, Stanton-by-Dale ...

The property is located to the south of Ilkeston town centre and north east of the village of Stanton by Dale. It comprises part of the Former Stanton Ironworks to the north of the village of Stanton by Dale, access to which is via an existing private road from Lows Lane to the south and Quarry Hill via Compton Road to the north.

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List of Peckett and Sons railway locomotives - Wikipedia

List of Peckett and Sons railway locomotives, plus those from Fox Walker, both built at the Atlas Engine Works, Bristol.. Despite hard work and poor maintenance, the engines were long-lasting, and many Peckett locomotives survive working on today's heritage railways.The oldest surviving Fox Walker locomotive is Karlskoga, an 0-6-0ST of 1873 which was returned to steam at Nora, Sweden in 1982.

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List of Mines 1938 - Ancestry

Owner: Name of Mine: Situation: Manager: Under-manager: Below: Above. Ilkeston Collieries Ltd., Manners No.1. Ilkeston. FJ Durance. SS Thornhill. 574: 152: ditto

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Nutbrook Canal - Wikipedia

The Nutbrook Canal was a canal in England which ran between Shipley in Derbyshire and the Erewash Canal, joining it near Trowell.It was built to serve the collieries at Shipley and West Hallam, and was completed in 1796. It was initially profitable, but from 1846 faced competition from the railways, and more seriously, subsidence caused by the coal mines that it was built to serve.

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Peckett Sons Works No 1257 Uppingham 0-4-0ST – Preserved ...

The quarry line ran close to the public school and there is a view that there was no love lost between the Head Master and James Pain and that the locomotive was named Uppingham to deliberately annoy the school. ... By this time James Pain and Bowne Shaw Ltd were part of the Stanton Ironworks Co.

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The Stanton and Staveley Ironworks. Remembered Forever ...

Following a screening at the Metro Cinema in July 2005 a former employee of Stanton and Staveley suggested that the film was actually made in May 1961. A book with the same title as the film was published in 1959 by the Stanton Ironworks Company, Limited. MACE holds a rights copy of this book.

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Esoteric Eric: In Accordance with Ordinance : 2018

Dec 29, 2018  The Stanton Ironworks at New Stanton, south of Ilkeston was once the town’s largest manufacturing concern and consequently its biggest employer. The Stanton and Staveley group was later part of the Tubes Division of British Steel Corporation. At its height, the company employed around 12,500 people of which 7,000 worked at the Stanton works.

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Former ironworks land sold – Ilkeston Life

Dec 10, 2020  Former ironworks land sold A 70-hectare site at Stanton that has been derelict for years has been sold with plans to transform the land and create local jobs for local people. Erewash Borough Council has welcomed the news that land owner Saint-Gobain PAM UK Ltd has agreed the sale with Verdant Regeneration Ltd – a new company formed by local ...

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Easton Neston - The SMJ Society - Midland Junction Railway

Records show that it went to Stanton Ironworks Co. Ltd. but it is not mentioned in the Stanton records. In 1889, a new company entitled the Towcester Mineral Brick Co. Ltd took over the land and began removing ironstone.

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Derbyshire council aims to create more than 2,500 new jobs ...

Erewash Borough Council wants to redevelop the old Stanton Ironworks site. Photo: Google "This will in-turn unlock 23 hectares (57 acres) at the Stanton employment site for development with the ...

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FOUNDRY WORKS, LOWS LANE

The property comprises part of the Former Stanton Ironworks to the north of the village of Stanton by Dale, access to which is via an existing private road from Lows Lane to the south and Quarry Hill via Compton Road to the north. Description The property comprises an extensive secured and gated self-contained site benefiting from 24 hour ...

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The Stanton and Staveley Ironworks. Remembered Forever ...

Following a screening at the Metro Cinema in July 2005 a former employee of Stanton and Staveley suggested that the film was actually made in May 1961. A book with the same title as the film was published in 1959 by the Stanton Ironworks Company, Limited. MACE holds a rights copy of this book.

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Esoteric Eric: In Accordance with Ordinance : 2018

Dec 29, 2018  The Stanton Ironworks at New Stanton, south of Ilkeston was once the town’s largest manufacturing concern and consequently its biggest employer. The Stanton and Staveley group was later part of the Tubes Division of British Steel Corporation. At its height, the company employed around 12,500 people of which 7,000 worked at the Stanton works.

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Old Exhibition Building, Stanton By Dale, Derbyshire ...

Aug 17, 2009  It looks like a 1930's building and my Dad thinks it was something to do with Stanton Ironworks. The Google Map can be found here: ... I wanted to take photo's of this same railway line today, ... Bolehill Quarry, Padley Gorge, Derbyshire 2015-2021. HughieD; Mar 23, 2021; Industrial Sites; Replies 14 Views 664.

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Land to rent in Foundry Works, Lows Lane, Stanton-by-Dale ...

The property is located to the south of Ilkeston town centre and north east of the village of Stanton by Dale. It comprises part of the Former Stanton Ironworks to the north of the village of Stanton by Dale, access to which is via an existing private road from Lows Lane to the south and Quarry Hill via Compton Road to the north.

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List of Peckett and Sons railway locomotives - Wikipedia

List of Peckett and Sons railway locomotives, plus those from Fox Walker, both built at the Atlas Engine Works, Bristol.. Despite hard work and poor maintenance, the engines were long-lasting, and many Peckett locomotives survive working on today's heritage railways.The oldest surviving Fox Walker locomotive is Karlskoga, an 0-6-0ST of 1873 which was returned to steam at Nora, Sweden in 1982.

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List of Mines 1938 - Ancestry

Owner: Name of Mine: Situation: Manager: Under-manager: Below: Above. Ilkeston Collieries Ltd., Manners No.1. Ilkeston. FJ Durance. SS Thornhill. 574: 152: ditto

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History - db0nus869y26v.cloudfront

Stanton Ironworks Areas south and east of the town were quarried by the Stanton Ironworks Company, who began using Northamptonshire ironstone in 1865. By 1869 they were leasing quarries on the Finedon Hall estate and built a narrow-gauge tramway to connect to the Midland Railway, [19] and from there the ore was transported by rail to their ...

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Harston, Leicestershire - Wikishire

The company opened its first quarry in Harston, north of Denton Road to the east of the village, in 1889. The ore was taken by a short narrow-gauge tramway to a standard-gauge mineral branch of the Great Northern Railway in Denton. The GNR then took it to the Stanton Company's ironworks in Derbyshire.

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Stanton New Gate Sidings in Stapleford - any info ...

Mar 20, 2011  regarding the box, I can say however that in the sectional appendix for 1972 it's listed as worked Electric Token from Stanton Gate Shunting Frame to Stanton Gate New Works Sidings where the line split for West Hallam branch (2 mile 732Yds long) and as a through siding to Quarry HillRoad (1375 yards long) What's even more interesting, on the ...

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Verdant Regeneration - NEW STANTON PARK

The new development plans will reintroduce the use of the railway line whilst developing a range of units that will total 2 million sq ft of industrial space. The New Stanton Park rail has a direct link to the midland mainline allowing us to become a key distribution point for materials being imported and exported efficiently throughout the UK ...

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