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Railway Signal Post at Tintern Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintern, Monmouthshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24044

Building Class: Transport

Location: On a meadow at a loop of the river Wye to N of Tintern Abbey.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)

Community: Tintern

Locality: Tintern Parva

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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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.

Reasons for Listing

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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