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The Gypsum Mine – Mountfield Parish Website

The British Gypsum Mine Conveyor. For many people outside the parish, the terms "Mountfield" and "Gypsum Mine" are synonymous. We all know there is much more to Mountfield than gypsum mining, however, we must concede that it continues to play a significant economic and social part in parish life.

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mountfield gypsum mine railway - capabuild.co.za

· 4wDH 'British Gypsum Limited no.2' (TH 184V/1967) is seen having placed its train under the loading bunker at Mountfield Gypsum Mine. The mine was established in 1876 by the Sub-Wealden Gypsum Co. but is now owned by British Gypsum Ltd.

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The Mine of Serpents Railtour - 5th November 2011

Here BR blue 73208 leads the tour into the Mountfield Gypsum Siding. photograph by Chris Livings: Still carrying a version of First Group's livery, although GBRf is no longer owned by that group, 73141 conveys the railtour out of the siding. photograph by Chris

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Heritage Gateway - Results

Rother. Battle, Mountfield, Brightling. Grid Ref : TQ7207019530. Summary : Aerial ropeway, part of the Mountfield Gypsum Mine, linking the Brightling Mine with the mineral railway at Mountfield mine. More information : Sources : Source Number : 1. Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) Source details : OS 10000 1976.

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Mountfield Good Depot — Who Uses It? | RailUK Forums

2020-4-4 · With the other mine at Brightling connected to the Mountfield site by an overhead conveyer, although the output at Brightling is not as great as it used to be. The inward rail workings come from Southampton with imported gypsum from South America ?, or some of the trains bring in flue gas desulphurisation gypsum (FGD or DSG) a by-product from ...

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GYPSUM - btckstorage.blob.core.windows.net

2018-12-11 · The mine continued to expand until the length of the seam reached some 11 miles (18km), and this original working closed in 1993. From 1963, though, an aerial ropeway had run from a new mine at Brightling to the works at Mountfield and the railway there. The ropeway was replaced by a

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Mountfield Patrol | British Resistance Archive ...

Mountfield House would have been a likely local HQ for an invading force. Other possible targets were the Gypsum mine and the main rail line. Training. It is assumed they trained at the regional HQ at Tottington Manor. References. TNA reference WO199/3391. Hancock data held at B.R.A.

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British Gypsum - Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Robertsbridge, East Sussex. Gypsum was initially discovered here in 1873 by the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Mining and manufacturing started in 1876 by the Sub Wealden Gypsum Company Limited. In 2003 a £7.3million investment at

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British Gypsum: Brightling gypsum mine

2012-8-7 · The British Gypsum Brightling mine, near the Robertsbridge wallboard plant in East Sussex, has been in operation since the early 1960s. In the 1970s and 1980s it supplied up to 0.8Mt/yr of gypsum to the Robertsbridge wallboard plant, first via an aerial ropeway system and then a 4.7km-long conveyor, which was installed in 1989.

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mountfield gypsum mine railway - capabuild.co.za

· 4wDH 'British Gypsum Limited no.2' (TH 184V/1967) is seen having placed its train under the loading bunker at Mountfield Gypsum Mine. The mine was established in 1876 by the Sub-Wealden Gypsum Co. but is now owned by British Gypsum Ltd.

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The Mine of Serpents Railtour - 5th November 2011

Here BR blue 73208 leads the tour into the Mountfield Gypsum Siding. photograph by Chris Livings: Still carrying a version of First Group's livery, although GBRf is no longer owned by that group, 73141 conveys the railtour out of the siding. photograph by Chris

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Heritage Gateway - Results

Rother. Battle, Mountfield, Brightling. Grid Ref : TQ7207019530. Summary : Aerial ropeway, part of the Mountfield Gypsum Mine, linking the Brightling Mine with the mineral railway at Mountfield mine. More information : Sources : Source Number : 1. Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) Source details : OS 10000 1976.

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Mountfield Patrol | British Resistance Archive ...

Mountfield House would have been a likely local HQ for an invading force. Other possible targets were the Gypsum mine and the main rail line. Training. It is assumed they trained at the regional HQ at Tottington Manor. References. TNA reference WO199/3391. Hancock data held at B.R.A.

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Mountfield Good Depot — Who Uses It? | RailUK Forums

2020-4-4 · With the other mine at Brightling connected to the Mountfield site by an overhead conveyer, although the output at Brightling is not as great as it used to be. The inward rail workings come from Southampton with imported gypsum from South America ?, or some of the trains bring in flue gas desulphurisation gypsum (FGD or DSG) a by-product from ...

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RAILSCOT | Mountfield Tunnel

2021-7-29 · Mountfield Halt Robertsbridge Salehurst Halt Battle Junction Road Halt [Kent] Etchingham Bodiam Crowhurst Stonegate Doleham Sidley Three Oaks Northiam Hawkhirst West St Leonards: Gypsum Factory Mountfield Gypsum Mine Bopeep Junction Bopeep Tunnel Ore Tunnel Hastings Tunnel Fairlight Tunnel Badger^s Oak Tunnel Cliff Railway Heathfield Tunnel ...

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Mountfield sidings - uk.railway.narkive

2006-04-23 09:33:11 UTC. Permalink. Yes Mountfield is still in regular use. The sidings usually see a train. enter and leave the sidings once per day Mondays to Fridays. Post by MartinM. I have recently passed over the formation of the conveyor belt which. takes material from Brightling mine to

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RAILSCOT | Northiam

2020-1-18 · Mountfield Tunnel Gypsum Factory Mountfield Gypsum Mine Ore Tunnel Fairlight Tunnel Cliff Railway Hastings Tunnel Bopeep Tunnel Bopeep Junction Lydd Ranges Lydd Camp Wadhurst Tunnel Romney Junction [1st] Location names in dark blue are on the same original line.

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British Gypsum - Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Robertsbridge, East Sussex. Gypsum was initially discovered here in 1873 by the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Mining and manufacturing started in 1876 by the Sub Wealden Gypsum Company Limited. In 2003 a £7.3million investment at

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Robertsbridge overview - British Gypsum

Robertsbridge in East Sussex is where it all started for British Gypsum. The British Association for the Advancement of Science discovered Gypsum when searching for coal in Robertsbridge and on 15 May 1876 the Sub-Wealden Gypsum Company was

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mountfield gypsum mine railway - capabuild.co.za

· 4wDH 'British Gypsum Limited no.2' (TH 184V/1967) is seen having placed its train under the loading bunker at Mountfield Gypsum Mine. The mine was established in 1876 by the Sub-Wealden Gypsum Co. but is now owned by British Gypsum Ltd.

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Mountfield Gypsum Mine information and photos

Mountfield Gypsum Mine 1876-1993. Gypsum seams first discovered in the 1870s during the sinking of the Sub-Wealden Borehole, ostensibly a scientific project. The gypsum occurs as several seams in the Jurassic Purbeck beds, two of which are substantial enough to merit extraction. Original access was by vertical shaft, replaced by inclined drift ...

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RAILSCOT | Mountfield Tunnel

2021-7-29 · Mountfield Halt Robertsbridge Salehurst Halt Battle Junction Road Halt [Kent] Etchingham Bodiam Crowhurst Stonegate Doleham Sidley Three Oaks Northiam Hawkhirst West St Leonards: Gypsum Factory Mountfield Gypsum Mine Bopeep Junction Bopeep Tunnel Ore Tunnel Hastings Tunnel Fairlight Tunnel Badger^s Oak Tunnel Cliff Railway Heathfield Tunnel ...

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RAILWAYS - battlehistorysociety

2021-2-28 · Mountfield gypsum mine, opened in the 1870s, today remains linked to the main line. To paraphrase the Duke of Wellington, railways also meant that people could move around. The expansion of Hastings and St Leonards and other seaside towns was rapid.

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Planning Application Supporting Statement

2011-11-9 · gypsum processing, two gypsum landfill sites, railway sidings, and the closed Mountfield Mine head (gypsum) and former RMC Site. The RMC Site is situated within the western section of the wider Robertsbridge Site, comprising an area of despoiled land, historically utilised to access the Mountfield Mine (the mine was

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The Railway Magazine General Related Articles Page

2020-8-10 · The Mountfield Gypsum Mine Tramway TRM 02/1950 Vol 96-586 Article on the tramway. The North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. - 1 TRM 01/1951 Vol 97-597 Article. Sharp, Stewart & Co Ltd Atlas Works (formally the Clyde Locomotive Co works at Springburn) and the Hyde Park Works, to become Neilson Reid & Co. The North British Locomotive Co. Ltd. - 2 TRM

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Mountfield sidings - uk.railway.narkive

2006-04-23 09:33:11 UTC. Permalink. Yes Mountfield is still in regular use. The sidings usually see a train. enter and leave the sidings once per day Mondays to Fridays. Post by MartinM. I have recently passed over the formation of the conveyor belt which. takes material from Brightling mine to

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Wessex Archaeology - apps.eastsussex.gov.uk

2012-2-2 · 2.1.1 Gypsum mining in Sussex can be traced back to the late 19th century when the Mountfield Mine first began operating in 1876 to extract gypsum used in production of plasterboard. During the 1890s, the workforce at the mine gradually rose from 15 to 27 workers employed underground and from 22 to 60 workers employed at the surface.

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Robertsbridge overview - British Gypsum

Robertsbridge in East Sussex is where it all started for British Gypsum. The British Association for the Advancement of Science discovered Gypsum when searching for coal in Robertsbridge and on 15 May 1876 the Sub-Wealden Gypsum Company was

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