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Bridge and Steps, Alton Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Farley, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.9814 / 52°58'53"N

Longitude: -1.8956 / 1°53'44"W

OS Eastings: 407103

OS Northings: 342680

OS Grid: SK071426

Mapcode National: GBR 37R.1L0

Mapcode Global: WHBD4.VBH6

Plus Code: 9C4WX4J3+HP

Entry Name: Bridge and Steps, Alton Station

Listing Date: 17 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1286720

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275130

Location: Farley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Farley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Alton St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Bridge and steps, Alton Station

Bridge and steps. Circa 1849. Rock faced ashlar with smooth faced ashlar coping. Single segmental arch with chamfered voussoirs springing from imposts, half roll moulded parapet band and low parapet surmounted by iron railings; flights of steps to left and right with moulded hand rails. The Churnet Valley Railway was opened in 1849.

The bridge forms a significant part of the group of buildings in the Churnet Valley including The Tudor Lodge (q.v.) the former stationmaster's house (q.v.) and the former waiting room (q.v.). The bridge and steps at Alton railway station formerly served the now disused Churnet Valley Railway which opened in 1849. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SK0710342680

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