OVERTRACK SIGNAL BOX TO EAST OF HEXHAM RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1042523

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: OVERTRACK SIGNAL BOX TO EAST OF HEXHAM RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: OVERTRACK SIGNAL BOX TO EAST OF HEXHAM RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Hexham

National Grid Reference: NY 94252 64187

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History

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Details

STATION ROAD(east side off) 1. 5344 Overtrack signal box to east of Hexham NY 9464 10/406 Railway Station

II

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Gantry signal cabin, circa 1896 for the North Eastern Railway. Brick and steel with boarded and glazed superstructure on steel frame, slate roof, brick chimney. South elevation shows 2 brick arches and brickwork carried up into the super- structure between 2 large boarded panels. Steel external staircase to glazed door at right. Low-pitched pyramidal roof with corniced central stack. From the brick wall 2 wide elliptical steel arches span the track and support the gantry beams. 2 similar round arches, between open steel piers, at north end, complete the support of an open platform, with lattice iron railing, to north of the enclosed box which has weather-boarding below continuous glazing, to north, east and west. One of only 2 remaining signal boxes of this type on the line.

Listing NGR: NY9425264187

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 239247

Legacy System: LBS

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