Keys to the Past

Brusselton Incline, Shildon (Shildon)

This is the top of the first major hill on the Stockton and Darlington Railway. Some railway cottages and the wall of the building that housed the steam-powered engine that helped pull the wagons up the slope can still be seen.

Reference number:D2598
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):Restoration of Brusselton Incline, Shildon 1992; Sedgefield District

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shildon


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