John Speller's Web Pages Bathampton

John Speller's Web Pages - GWR Broad Gauge

Bathampton was later the junction for the Great Western line to Trowbridge and Westbury (Wilts.).
Bathhampton from J. C. Bourne's lithograph of 1846. The lithograph shows St. Nicholas's Church in Bathampton before the addition of the north aisle in 1858. To enlarge right click and select "view image"
Viaduct at Bathampton. Print by Mrs. E. Tackle
Branch from Bathampton to the Berks & Hants Railway at Westbury.
I. K. Brunel, Esq., F.R.S, Engineer
3 p.m. Bristol to Swindon express at Bathampton behind Dean 2-4-0 No. 14, one of two locomotives built for hauling this heavily loaded train in 1888. By the look of the large puddle the train is going through the track is in some need of ballasting
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