WEST STREET JUNCTION BOX

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388986
Date first listed:
02-May-1986
Statutory Address:
WEST STREET JUNCTION BOX, SLEAFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WEST STREET JUNCTION BOX, SLEAFORD ROAD

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
Boston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 32236 43948

Details

BOSTON

TF3243NW SLEAFORD ROAD 716-1/9/157 (South side) 02/05/86 West Street Junction Box

II

Signal box. 1875 for the Great Northern Railway. Butt brick, timber cladding, Welsh slate roof. Brick base with glazing bar window in end. EXTERIOR: signalman's room at 1st floor level with external timber steps, is fully glazed to all 4 sides, with 6-paned timber windows, 8 to sides and 4 to gable ends. Boarded gables, with decorative carved bargeboard and timber finial. A 60-lever McKenzie and Holland frame replaced the original in 1894 and a gate wheel was installed. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: this is the oldest GNR signal box still in use, and was built to control the northern junction of the main line with the goods line near the West Street level crossing. (Cartwright A: Boston. A Railway Town: Boston: 1987-).





Listing NGR: TF3223643948

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
486448
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Cartwright, A, Boston. A Railway Town, (1987)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 29 Apr 2001
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