Halesworth resident Jan Martin came up with ‘The Box of the SOUTHWOLD RAILWAY’ as part of her training at art college in 1980, following the interest generated by the centenary of the line the previous year. Jan designed this Memory Box as
Some time ago we were contacted by a Wenhaston resident, who had recently inherited his aunt’s cottage and was renovating it to use it as a holiday retreat. Some of the upper floor beams were given additional cross support, many years ago,
Hektor Rous (of the Henham Estate) got in touch recently to offer us about 20 lengths of old SR track, which had been used many years ago to create support for a weeping larch tree. The structure has now collapsed
Following recent press coverage regarding our new plans for the SR Heritage Centre at Wenhaston, we were contacted by local solicitors who recalled seeing in their attic a tin box full of documents relating to the closure of the railway.
One of our members has donated a stock of genuine Southwold Railway way bills for sale in the shop to help our funds. Unusual things such as ice and watercress would be listed (in quantities of not less than 2
Found in a ditch by the road at Wenhaston Station site, this original Southwold Railway gate lamp provided warnings on the only public level crossing along the line. All four convex lamp glasses (2 red – 2 clear) are in