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Weaverthorpe Signal Box, Sherburn

Description: Weaverthorpe Signal Box

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 329413

OS Grid Reference: SE9568078149
OS Grid Coordinates: 495680, 478149
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1902, -0.5351

Location: Sherburn, North Yorkshire YO17 8PS

Locality: Sherburn
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 8PS

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Listing Text

SE 97 NE
(east side)
Weaverthorpe Signal Box
Signal box and weighbridge office. c1900 for the North-Eastern Railway.
Red brick in English garden wall bond, the upper storey rendered. Wooden
stairway; slate roof. Rectangular plan, 2-storey, 2-window front, on
plinth, the upper storey with clasping pilasters jettied on stepped corbels.
East (Scarborough) side: board door at left of 12-pane sash with stone
sill and cambered arch. 2-light, 18-pane horizontal-sliding sash in first
floor. Right end stack at base of pitched roof. West (York) side: external
stair to signal box door, at left of 2-light horizontal-sliding sash.
Round-headed radial-glazed window with stone sill beneath stairs. South
(line) side: two 2-light horizontal-sliding sashes with stone sills. Saw-
toothed raised brick eaves band in barge-boarded gable end with finial.
North (yard) side: 20-pane sash with opening pay-window on ground floor.
Round-headed radial-glazed window in first floor. Stone sills to both
windows. Gable detailing repeats south side without original finial.
Signal box still functions and is included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE9568078149

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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