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Overtrack Signal Box to East of Hexham Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9723 / 54°58'20"N

Longitude: -2.0913 / 2°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 394252

OS Northings: 564187

OS Grid: NY942641

Mapcode National: GBR FBVY.1C

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.V9B0

Entry Name: Overtrack Signal Box to East of Hexham Railway Station

Listing Date: 22 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239247

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

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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