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Instow Signal Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Instow, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0501 / 51°3'0"N

Longitude: -4.179 / 4°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 247361

OS Northings: 130117

OS Grid: SS473301

Mapcode National: GBR KK.G554

Mapcode Global: FRA 264B.V00

Entry Name: Instow Signal Box

Listing Date: 23 October 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 98792

Location: Instow, North Devon, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Instow

Built-Up Area: Instow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Instow St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

INSTOW THE QUAY
SS 43 SE
1/88
Instow Signal Box
23.10.78
GV
II
Railway signal box. 1861. Stone rubble with weatherboarded upper storey. Hipped
slate roof. Lateral brick stack with offsets to rear. Rectangular on plan. 2
storeys. Upper storey has twin 16-paned horizontal sliding sashes to front, 12-
paned horizontal sliding sash at right end, two 6-paned windows to rear and
external wooden staircase to first floor doorway at left end with 4-panelled door,
the upper panels glazed. Plank door to ground floor below. Much of the machinery
still intact, fitted with a frame of 16 levers by Stevens and Co. The box was
closed in 1979. Built for the Bideford Extension Railway (opened 1855) later London
and South Western Railway.


Listing NGR: SS4736130117

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