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Appleby Signal Box Approximately 10 Metres North West of Level Crossing

A Grade II Listed Building in Appleby, North Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6038 / 53°36'13"N

Longitude: -0.5624 / 0°33'44"W

OS Eastings: 495226

OS Northings: 412871

OS Grid: SE952128

Mapcode National: GBR SVJR.1W

Mapcode Global: WHGG7.BPG4

Entry Name: Appleby Signal Box Approximately 10 Metres North West of Level Crossing

Listing Date: 6 January 1987

Last Amended: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1161513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165974

Location: Appleby, North Lincolnshire, DN15

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Appleby

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Appleby St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


SE 91 SE APPLEBY ERMINE STREET
(west side)

4/15 Appleby Signal Box
approximately 10 metres
north-east of level
crossing

II

The address shall be amended to read:-
SE 91 SE APPLEBY ERMINE STREET
(west side)

4/15 Appleby Signal Box
approximately 10 metres
north-west of level crossing

II

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SE 91 SE APPLEBY ERMINE STREET
(west side)
4/15 Signal Box
Appleby Signal Box
approximately 10 metres
north-east of level
crossing

II


Railway signal box. Late C19 for Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire
Railway Company by the Railway Signal Company of Fazakerley, Liverpool.
Timber frame, weatherboarded; Welsh slate roof. Cast-iron lever frame.
Rectangular on plan. Entrances to left return (west side). South front,
facing railway: 2 storeys, 2 bays. Ground floor: two 2-pane casements with
sills. First floor: plank walkway on cast-iron brackets, iron handrail
beneath full-width window with a central 24-pane window flanked by 4-pane
sliding sashes to each end. Cast-iron gutter. Swept roof with ornate
bargeboards and wooden finials. Iron stovepipe chimney to rear. Left
return: board door to right; wooden staircase with plain treads, newel and
handrail, rising to landing on right supported on cast-iron brackets, with
enclosed lean-to porch, outer glazed door and half-glazed inner door. First
floor: hinged plank walkway on brackets beneath full-width window with
glazing bars incorporating sliding sashes similar to front; 4-pane attic
casement. Right return has similar plank walkway, first-floor and attic
windows; original nameboard with raised lettering APPLEBY LINCS. Rear has
4-pane casement to left, overlooking road. Interior contains original 23-
lever frame bearing manufacturer's name, operated from first floor.
Mechanism for operating level crossing gates for London and North Eastern
Railway by the Westinghouse Brake and Signal Company has hand-wheel
inscribed LNER 1942. Included (together with the nearby Elsham Signal Box
approximately 5 miles south-east) as a representative example of the
standard design of signal box (used 1881-1923) of the most successful
signalling firm of the later pre-grouping period.


Listing NGR: SE9522612871

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