1) An embankment, part of the earthworks on which early railways were laid, before the first steam locomotives.

1829 power to erect, lay, place waggonways, branches, Bridges, mounts, Batteries or other Coalways, Beeston. It probably explains the minor Huddersfield place-name Stoney Battery.

places Beeston
sources Denison papers
dates 1829

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