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    Settlement Association

    During the early 18th century, Mayfield became a centre for owling - smuggling wool for brandy and silk. Gabriel Tomkins was the leader of the local gang, and in 1721 he was chased from Burwash (archaically known as Burghersh), a rural village and civil parish in the Rother district of East...
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    Station association

    Yes, that's the one.
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    Railway books discussion

    It might be worth asking the RM themselves if they're interested?
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    Station association

    St James (Walthamstow) station also has ticket gates and customer help points.
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    Settlement Association

    The village of Marrick is on a network of named but unclassified minor roads. One of these leads to the hamlet of Fremington, which is on the B6270.
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    Station association

    Dalton Kingsland is also in London Travelcard Zone 2.
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    Settlement Association

    Agglethorpe is in the post code district DL8, as is Bedale.
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    Station association

    Crossflatts station was opened on 17th May 1982 at a cost of £78,000. It was the first of the eighties-era stations on the Airedale Line to be opened and is the only one to be built by British Rail on an entirely new site; the others - such as Saltaire - had all previously been closed in 1965 as...
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    Settlement Association

    St Margaret's Church, Hawes is in a joint parish with three others in the area. One of these is St Matthew's Church, Stalling Busk, North Yorkshire.
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    British Transport Hotels in the 1970s & 80s

    Is there a plaque commemorating the first date between David Beckham and the future Posh Spice as well?
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    Station association

    Town Green is also a station on Merseyrail's Northern Line.
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    Settlement Association

    The B5470 minor road runs through Hurdsfield (or Higher Hurdsfield as it's also known); the road runs from Macclesfield in Cheshire to Chapel-en-le-Frith in Derbyshire.
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    Station association

    The Chester Millennium Greenway cycle route runs adjacent to Hawarden Bridge station and provides access to the northbound platform. The route also connects the station to Shotton station.
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    Settlement Association

    St Peter's Church (formerly Holy Trinity Church) is in Bank Street, Darwen, and was built between 1827 and 1829 to a design by Thomas Rickman and Henry Hutchinson. St. Stephen's Church, Sneinton was also designed by Thomas Rickman, and dates from 1837.
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    Station association

    Brundall Gardens is also a station on the Wherry Lines in Norfolk and Suffolk.
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    Settlement Association

    The Anglican Church of the Holy Cross, Babcary was built in the 14th century, and is a Grade II* listed building. In 1764 James Woodforde, the author of The Diary of a Country Parson, was the curate there. This was after he'd left Oxford University in 1763 and returned to Somerset where he...
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    Station association

    Widdrington is also a station on the East Coast Main Line which is not served by the primary long distance operator, i.e. the London North Eastern Railway.
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    Settlement Association

    Avoncliff is the point at which the Kennet and Avon Canal crosses the river and railway line via the Avoncliff Aqueduct. This was built by John Rennie and chief engineer John Thomas between 1797 and 1801. John Rennie was the younger son of James Rennie, a farmer near the agricultural hamlet of...
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    Settlement Association

    The most notable grave in the churchyard of All Saints' Church, Oystermouth is that of the English doctor and editor Thomas Bowdler, who died in Swansea in 1825. He was an English physician known for publishing The Family Shakespeare, an expurgated edition of William Shakespeare's plays edited...
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    Station association

    Prior to becoming the Station Master at Scarborough in 1948, Mr Ernest Brooks had had the same post at Manors and Jesmond stations.

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