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Railway Marker About 600 Metres South of Weatherhill Engine

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanhope, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7703 / 54°46'13"N

Longitude: -2.0069 / 2°0'25"W

OS Eastings: 399650

OS Northings: 541713

OS Grid: NY996417

Mapcode National: GBR GFF8.9R

Mapcode Global: WHB3D.4CKB

Entry Name: Railway Marker About 600 Metres South of Weatherhill Engine

Listing Date: 5 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404904

Location: Stanhope, County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanhope

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanhope and Rookhope

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

STANHOPE B6278(East side,off)
NY 94 SE NZ 996417
11/139 Railway marker
about 600 metres
south of
Weatherhill engine

Railway marker stone; c.1845. Sandstone slab about one metre high with round
top, pecked sides and S&D/R inscribed on west face in Roman capitals. Marks
east edge of railway incline first engineered by T.E. Harrison and R. Stephenson
for the Stanhope and Tyne Railroad Company in 1832.

Listing NGR: NY9965041713

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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