Structure / Site Summary for 292590

Lazonby & Kirkoswald - Station Master's House (detached)

 Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station Master's House: West elevation view

Key details from the SCRCA Structure Record

Brief description: Lazonby & Kirkoswald - Station Master's House (detached)

Assessment status: Assessed

Location 1 - Rail-miles: 292

Location 2 - Chains: 50.00

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: Visible

Accessibility (ease of access): Easy

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Primary / Secondary References

Plate 181 is an elevation view from the north showing Lazonby and Kirkoswald station in 1939. The photographer is standing alongside the extensive cattle pens for eight wagons, provided for the large volume of livestock traffic generated here (/scrca/structure-summary/292640).  Although the year is 1939, the station is still in its Midland Railway guise. Note, particularly, the fencing, the tall nameboard, and swan-neck water column (/scrca/structure-summary/292630).  The stationmaster’s house is seen on the left together with the passenger platform (up) (/scrca/structure-summary/292580) and the passenger waiting room (up) (/scrca/structure-summary/292550).

On the right of the image is the passenger platform (down) (/scrca/structure-summary/292570) and the Main Building and Booking Office (/scrca/structure-summary/292560).

Figure 71 shows the Lazonby and Kirkoswald track layout from a Midland Railway survey of 1911.


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