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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1119749



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


District: City of Peterborough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-May-1998

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 469273

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819/9/10009 Eastfield Signal Box


Signal box. Built in 1894 by the Great Northern Railway, frame said to have been replaced in 1940. London stock brick base with a timber upper storey and slate roof. Four bay base with small six pane windows with segmental heads to the locking room. The bays are separated by plain pilasters. Fully glazed upper floor to front and ends, sliding timber windows and external gallery. Brick rear wall with three small windows. Gabled ends with vertical boarding, fretted bargeboards and spike finial. External timber staircase leading to entrance doorway and WC. Interior: has a 65 lever GNR locking frame said to have been installed in the existing box in 1940. History. This is a GNR Type 1 box said to date from 1894 and therefore a part of the widening of the main line which had been fully block worked since 1873. Interlocking had been completed on the GNR in 1892. References. The Signalling Study Group, The Signal Box, OPC, 1986, pps. 116-122. Alan B. Jackson, London Termini, David and Charles/Pan, 1972, pps. 84-86.

Listing NGR: TL1827299881

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Jackson, A B, London Termini, (1972), 84-86
The Signalling Study Group, , The Signal Box: A Pictorial History and Guide to Designs, (1986), 116-122

National Grid Reference: TL 18272 99881


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