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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.

Name: OVERTRACK SIGNAL BOX TO EAST OF HEXHAM RAILWAY STATION

List entry Number: 1042523

Location

OVERTRACK SIGNAL BOX TO EAST OF HEXHAM RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityHexham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239247

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Summary of Building

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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

2.

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

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National Grid Reference: NY 94252 64187

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