Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LYMINGTON RAILWAY

LYMINGTON RAILWAY, a railway in Hants; from a junction with the Southwestern at Brockenhurst, 4 miles southward, to Lymington. It was authorized in 1856, and opened in 1858. The capital for it was £21,000 in shares, and £7,000 in loans. The scheme for it included a landing-place at Lymington. Authority was obtained in 1859 to acquire the ferry across the Lymington river, and to raise an additional capital of of £11,860.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a railway"   (ADL Feature Type: "railroad features")
Administrative units: Hampshire AncC
Place: Lymington

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