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Instow Signal Box

A Grade II Listed Building in Instow, Devon

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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

SS 43 SE
Instow Signal Box
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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