Portland Path Project Book Launch

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Four years of intensive research have now culminated in the publication of a 69 page A4 booklet entitled ‘The Portland Path’. This Heritage Lottery Funded project which started with an archaeological dig at Jacksdale Wharf, has uncovered many previously unknown and unrecorded items of historical information regarding the development of the early Butterley railways in the upper Erewash Valley. The project has also published a leaflet about the Portland Trail which follows the former route of the railway and have also installed information way markers. Books cost £4.95 plus £2.00 p&p (UK mainland) or can be purchased from MCM Estates & Lettings, 25, Main Road, Jacksdale, Notts. NG16 5JU or from The Ark Bookstore, 50, Station Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, Notts NG17 7AS Tel 01623 757427

Photograph Courtesy Ripley & Heanor News