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Railway Signal Box at Kirkham Abbey Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitwell-on-the-Hill, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0823 / 54°4'56"N

Longitude: -0.8809 / 0°52'51"W

OS Eastings: 473310

OS Northings: 465731

OS Grid: SE733657

Mapcode National: GBR QP97.2C

Mapcode Global: WHFBM.FNR9

Entry Name: Railway Signal Box at Kirkham Abbey Station

Listing Date: 4 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315766

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329558

Location: Whitwell-on-the-Hill, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

Civil Parish: Whitwell-on-the-Hill

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Whitwell St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

(north side)

4/66A Railway Signal Box at
Kirkham Abbey Station


Signal box. c. 1856. Built for the York and North Midland Railway, probably
designed by G. T. Andrews. Red brick with slate roofs. Ground floor has 2 round
headed windows with glazing bars to north-east front. A first floor ashlar bond
supports an iron bracketed balcony which runs around 3 sides of the building.
This is reached up a set of external wooden steps. North-east front has 2 large
sliding sashes with glazing bars, side walls have a single similar window each,
that to the south-east with a door as well. Rear front has a projecting central
stack, flanked by single round headed windows with glazing bars.

Listing NGR: SE7331065731

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