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KEIGHLEY JUNCTION SIGNAL BOX APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES TO NORTH-WEST OF BRIDGE OVER RAILWAY

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.

Name: KEIGHLEY JUNCTION SIGNAL BOX APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES TO NORTH-WEST OF BRIDGE OVER RAILWAY

List entry Number: 1134151

Location

KEIGHLEY JUNCTION SIGNAL BOX APPROXIMATELY 10 METRES TO NORTH-WEST OF BRIDGE OVER RAILWAY, BRADFORD ROAD

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

County:

District: Bradford

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Keighley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 338098

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This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/11/2017

SE 04 SE, 27/301

KEIGHLEY, BRADFORD ROAD (north-west side, off), Keighley Junction Signal Box approx. 10 metres to north-west of bridge over railway

(Formerly listed as: BRADFORD ROAD (west side, off) Keighley Junction Signal Box approx 110 metres to north of bridge over railway)

II

Signal box. 1884 for Midland Railway Company (Kaye). Timber Welsh slate roof. Single cell, two storeys, two x one bays. Vertical-boarded ground floor, vertical- boarded and glazed first floor, the window frames having angled top corners. Large- scantling angle posts; the narrow intermediate posts on the 1st floor are chamfered. Eaves board. Hipped oversailing roof with two wooden finials, one with top missing. North-west end has board door to ground floor and wooden steps up to first floor doorway which is flanked by two 4-pane windows to left and one to right. Right return: one 4-pane window to 1st floor left and a small inserted window to right. Left return (onto main line): 1st floor is all glazed, having two pairs of large sliding sashes with glazing bars, below then is set board lettered Keighley Station Junction. Rear: masked on ground floor by added out- shut. On 1st floor a wide side-sliding sash with glazing bars. INTERIOR: ground floor room houses mechanical relays operated from upper room connected levers. tipper room has full range of signal levers on one side above these is a bracketed shelf with block instruments and bells (including one old bell). Old wooden bench-locker; originally heated by a coal grate then by a Romesse stove (flue hole blocked up). The signal box is of the Midland Type 2a design, one of the most widespread of all signal box types; Kaye states that it will shortly become the oldest surviving Midland box. Dr Kaye, pers comm, and see book on signal boxes, forthcoming.

Listing NGR: SE0651841335

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National Grid Reference: SE0651841335

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