Waveney  Suffolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Waveney like this:

WAVENEY VALLEY RAILWAY, a railway in Norfolk and Suffolk; from a junction with the Eastern Union at Tivetshall south-eastward to Harleston, and thence down the course of the Waveney river, to a junction with the East Suffolk at Beccles. It was authorized, in successive sections, in 1851-9; was opened to Bungay in 1860, to Beccles in 1863; is aggregately 51 miles long; and was amalgamated with the Eastern Union, and through that with the Great Eastern.

Waveney through time

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How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Waveney in Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th April 2024

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