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Tramway, Broom Colliery;Broom Pit

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Map ReferenceSN10NW
Grid ReferenceSN1106008010
Unitary (Local) AuthorityPembrokeshire
Old CountyPembrokeshire
PeriodPost Medieval
An earthwork linear feature, probably a relict tramway, runs for c.400m NE-SW from SN11220814, at Broom Pit (nprn 400201), to SN10900788, where it effects an apparent junction with the Saundersfoot Railway (nprn 43052). It is not depicted as a railway on Ordnance Survey County series 25inch mapping of 1889 as it was disused by this time. Associated with: tipping (nprn 400203) to the south of the line.
J.Wiles, RCAHMW, 26.04.2004.
Broom Colliery was re-constructed and re-opened in 1933 and improvements inccluded a 600-yard electrically-hauled narrow-gauge tramway to carry coal to the Saunderfoot Railway.
Sources include: The Saundersfoot Railway, M R C Price, Oakwood Press, 3rd edition 1978.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 17 March 2014.