- Wingfield railway station
Wingfield railway station was a
railway stationbuilt by the North Midland Railwaywhich no longer exists.
From Ambergate the line passes Wingfield with a station which closed in
1967although the buildings, by Francis Thompson, remain, at least until 1987. Nearby is the ruins Wingfield Manor, one of the places where Mary, Queen of Scots was imprisoned.
In times past this area was important for
coal mining, at Oakerthorpe, South Wingfield, with a branch to Shirland
* "The North Midland Railway Guide", (1842) Republished 1973, Leeds: Turntable Enterprises
* Radford, B., (1988) "Midland Through the Peak" Unicorn Books
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