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Railway Indicator Stone C.3 1/2 Metres East of Skew Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynesack and Softley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6254 / 54°37'31"N

Longitude: -1.8186 / 1°49'6"W

OS Eastings: 411811

OS Northings: 525604

OS Grid: NZ118256

Mapcode National: GBR HGRY.2P

Mapcode Global: WHC56.1Z9Y

Plus Code: 9C6WJ5GJ+5H

Entry Name: Railway Indicator Stone C.3 1/2 Metres East of Skew Bridge

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111374

ID on this website: 101338611

Location: County Durham, DL13

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Lynesack and Softley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lynesack

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Architectural structure Geographical marker

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Railway indicator
stone c.3 1/2 metres
east of skew bridge


Indicator stone. Probably 1830 for Stockton and Darlington railway. Ashlared
grit sandstone. Square block about 1/2 metre high with low pointed top. Set
diagonally to south side of rail bed. M inscribed on north-east face and C on
north-west, probably for Middlesbrough and Copley, the termini of the Hagger
Leases branch (1830) and the Middlesbrough branch (1830).

Sources: W.W. Tomlinson History of The North Eastern Railway, 1914, 2nd ed.
K. Hoole, Newton Abbott 1967, pp 186-7; Norman Moorsom The Stockton and
Darlington Railway (compiled from original sources) Middlesbrough 1975, pp 60
and 68.

Listing NGR: NZ1181125604

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