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Selham Bridge April 1935
photo - R.C. Chandler
click for full image Selham Bridge 1935

Looking west (upriver)
Note the towpath under the bridge.
Also the difference in levels. When seeing a photo such as this it is easier to appreciate that commercial boats travelled along the river.

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here for 2006 photos

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photo - courtesy, Fernhurst Society 1950 Goods Train

Heading along the Rother Valley towards Selham
This line opened in1866 and finally closed
to all traffic in 1964.

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photo - courtesy, Fernhurst Society
 
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click for full image Selham Station 1923

Loading Milk churns

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photo - George Garland
copy of print courtesy Michael Thwaite
 
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Selham Station 1968
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photo - Nick Catford 1968 Selham Station 1968
Opened July 1st 1872
closed to passengers 7th Feb.1955
This was the station between Petworth and Midhurst.
Now a private house.
 
It was originally served by the Three Moles pub (built 1872) which is close-by and for the first few months of its life was called the The Railway Inn.
photo left - Nick Catford 1968
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Disused Railway Stations - more photos and details
Selham station 2008
 
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The Vintage Trail - - emergency services - - The Rother Valley Trail - - Churches - - Venue - Gigs & musicians - - Pubs & Hotels - - more
Rother Valley
Chithurst - - Cocking - - Didling - - Duncton - - Easebourne - - East Lavington - - Fernhurst - - Fittleworth - - Graffham
Harting - - Heyshott - - Iping - - Lickfold - - Linch - - Lodsworth - - Lurgashall - - Midhurst - - Milland - - Northchapel - - Nyewood
Petworth - - Rogate - - Selham - - South Ambersham - - Stedham - - Sutton - - Tillington - - Trotton - - Upperton
 
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