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Railway Indicator Stone C.3 1/2 Metres East of Skew Bridge, Lynesack and Softley

Description: Railway Indicator Stone C.3 1/2 Metres East of Skew Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111374

OS Grid Reference: NZ1181125604
OS Grid Coordinates: 411811, 525604
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6254, -1.8186

Location: 6 Lands Road, Lynesack and Softley, Durham DL13 5JB

Locality: Lynesack and Softley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL13 5JB

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Listing Text

NZ 12 NW
Railway indicator
stone c.3 1/2 metres
east of skew bridge


Indicator stone. Probably 1830 for Stockton and Darlington railway. Ashlared
grit sandstone. Square block about 1/2 metre high with low pointed top. Set
diagonally to south side of rail bed. M inscribed on north-east face and C on
north-west, probably for Middlesbrough and Copley, the termini of the Hagger
Leases branch (1830) and the Middlesbrough branch (1830).

Sources: W.W. Tomlinson History of The North Eastern Railway, 1914, 2nd ed.
K. Hoole, Newton Abbott 1967, pp 186-7; Norman Moorsom The Stockton and
Darlington Railway (compiled from original sources) Middlesbrough 1975, pp 60
and 68.

Listing NGR: NZ1181125604

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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