Structure / Site Summary for 289650

Little Salkeld Station - Main Building & Booking Office (Up)

Little Salkeld Station - Main Building & Booking Office (Up)

Key details from the SCRCA Structure Record

Brief description: Little Salkeld Station - Main Building & Booking Office (Up)

Assessment status: Assessed

Location 1 - Rail-miles: 289

Location 2 - Chains: 56.50

Location 3 - Position relative to main running lines (tracks): Up

Is a structure of this type shown at this location on the MR 1911 landplan?: Yes

Construction / installation period: MR-C

Current Use: Residential

Visibility: Not-visible

Accessibility (ease of access): No Access

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Primary / Secondary References

Plate 171 is an elevation view from the north from 2 May 1970, two days before closure to passengers, having been unstaffed for three years.  Taken from the down platform, it shows the Main Building and Booking Office and the Passenger Platform (Up) (/scrca/structure-summary/289670).  It gives a fine view of a small type of building.

Figure 63 is the Little Salkeld track layout, based upon a Midland Railway survey of 1913.

Plate 172 is a context view from the north with the Main Building and Booking Office on the left of the image.  It shows on the right, the signal box (/scrca/structure-summary/289740) brought into use on 13 August 1899.  It was of wood construction, measured 16ft 6in x 11ft 6in x 8ft, had 12 lever tumbler frame and a renewal cost of £230 (W & W Committee Minute No 17176, 18/5/1899).  It was closed on 6 July 1964, but the crossover to the Carlisle side of the signal box and the signals controlling it were removed on 21 July 1963.

Well illustrated is the corrugated-iron oil store or lamp room (/scrca/structure-summary/289760); this was of a Midland Railway design perpetuated by the LMS.

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