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Description: Bridge and Steps, Alton Station
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 275130
OS Grid Reference: SK0710342680
OS Grid Coordinates: 407103, 342680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9814, -1.8956
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SK 0642-0742 FARLEY C.P. FARLEY LANE
Bridge and steps, Alton
Bridge and steps. Circa 1849. Rock faced ashlar with smooth faced
ashlar coping. Single segmental arch with chamfered voussoirs springing
from imposts, half roll moulded parapet band and low parapet surmounted
by iron railings; flights of steps to left and right with moulded hand
rails. The Churnet Valley Railway was opened in 1849. The bridge forms
a significant part of the group of buildings in the Churnet Valley
including The Tudor Lodge (q.v.) the former stationmaster's house (q.v.)
and the former waiting room (q.v.). The bridge and steps at Alton railway station
formerly served the now disused ChurnetValley Railway which opened in 1849.
Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SK0710342680
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Source: English Heritage
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