Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WARRINGTON AND STOCKPORT RAILWAY

WARRINGTON AND STOCKPORT RAILWAY, a railway in Lancashire and Cheshire; from a junction with the Grand Junction line at Warrington eastward to the Altrincham line at Timperley, with a branch to the Lancashire and Cheshire Junction at Lower Walton. It is 11 miles long; was authorized in 1851; and was leased in 1858 for 999 years, to the Northwestern.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a railway"   (ADL Feature Type: "railroad features")
Administrative units: Cheshire AncC       Lancashire AncC
Place: Warrington

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