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A Time of Change

A look back at how the village has changed over the years.

Light Railway of Yesteryear

Villagers from across the region joined Horntonians for an April presentation by Andrew Baxter, looking back at the extraordinary former Edgehill Light Railway which began operating in 1920. It was built to exploit the vast ironstone beds on the escarpment and designed to carry ironstone from the quarries to Burton Dassett.


Its origins are in the last year of WWI when iron was in great demand, but work to build it only began in 1919.

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