Former signal box, north end of platform at Carnforth Station, NGR SD 49692 70834


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Former signal box, north end of platform at Carnforth Station, NGR SD 49692 70834


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Statutory Address:
Former signal box, north end of platform at Carnforth Station, NGR SD 49692 70834

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

Lancaster (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 49692 70834


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/03/2014

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CARNFORTH, Former signal box, north end of platform at Carnforth Station, NGR SD 49692 70834

(Formerly listed as Former signal box, north of Carnforth Station, NGR SD 49692 70834)

(Formerly listed as Former Furness Railway signal box, adjacent to Steamtown Museum) II

Signal box, opened 30th January 1882. Coursed York stone with sandstone dressings and slate roof. 2 storeys. West wall has 3 blocked chamfered windows on the ground floor, with a corbel table above. On the 1st floor are 3 mullioned and transomed windows with pointed heads to the lights, Gables have copings, the southern one having a round decorated chimney cap on an octagonal base and a blocked shouldered opening on the ground floor. On the 1st floor is a central round decorated panel, probably once containing a clock, flanked by double chamfered windows. Above is the weathering to the station canopy which once abutted the signal box. The east wall is similar to the west wall. The north gable has a chamfered door surround on the ground floor and an 8-light mullioned and transomed window with pointed heads to the lights (2 upper lights being blank) on the 1st floor, Above is a panel with the carved coat of arms of the Cavendish family with motto 'Cavendo Tutus'. Closed 22nd October 1903.

Listing NGR: SD4969270834


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 12 Jan 2004
Reference: IOE01/11753/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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