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Latitude: 51.7033 / 51°42'11"N
Longitude: -2.6702 / 2°40'12"W
OS Eastings: 353780
OS Northings: 200718
OS Grid: SO537007
Mapcode National: GBR JM.3WKG
Mapcode Global: VH87F.NGQ3
Entry Name: Railway Signal Post at Tintern Station
Listing Date: 29 September 2000
Last Amended: 29 September 2000
Source ID: 24044
Building Class: Transport
Location: On a meadow at a loop of the river Wye to N of Tintern Abbey.
Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)
Locality: Tintern Parva
Traditional County: Monmouthshire
A GWR signal dating probably from 1908 when the Wye Valley Railway was taken over by the Great Western Railway. It is marked on the O.S. 25" map, 1921 edition.
The signal is constructed in cast and wrought iron. A cylindrical cast iron post carries a wrought iron gantry with two signals, a 'distant' and a 'home', both with onion finials.
Included as an extremely rare surviving in-situ railway semaphore signal, and for its group value with the other buildings at Tintern station.
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