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Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway, Overton-on-Dee railway station

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 72342
Trust : Clwyd Powys
Community : Overton
Unitary authority : Wrexham
NGR : SJ38834066
Site Type (preferred type first) : POST MEDIEVAL RAILWAY STATION
Status :

Description :
Overton Station - a stop on the Wrexham & Ellesmere railway. It was opened in 1895 and closed in 1962. The station was built on Lightwood Green which was once one of the biggest areas of unenclosed common land in Maelor (Pratt, D, 1999, 126-9).

Opened 2/11/1895 and closed 10/9/1962 (Pratt, Derrick, 2009, pp118).

Sources :
Done, B and Williams, B , 1992 , Overton in Times Past A Brief History
Jackson, A F M , 1987 , The Wrexham and Ellesmere Railway
Pratt, D , 1999 , Memories of the Wrexham & Ellesmere railway: A Personal Odyssey. Part 2 , Transactions of the Denbighshire Historical Society : 48 : 95-141
Pratt, Derrick , 2009 , Withered branches: Wrexham's vanished railways , Denbighshire Historical Society Transactions : 57 : 109-190

Events :

Related PRNs : 19280

Compiled date : 14-03-2000

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March 22, 2019, 10:05 am - File produced for Archwilio from CPAT's Regional HER.
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