TF6324 : Wootton Halt - viewed from the west

taken 9 years ago, near to North Wootton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Wootton Halt - viewed from the west
Wootton Halt - viewed from the west
Two waiting rooms (on the down platform) can be seen in the foreground. For a view of this converted station taken from the other side see > LinkExternal link.

The station was opened in 1862 and later modified by the GER (Great Eastern Railway). The train journey took about one hour. It had an up and a down platform, with the main station buildings on the up side and waiting rooms on the down platform. The main building was L-shaped and consisted of a two-storey stationmaster's residence and an adjoining booking office. A signal box controlled the crossing gates on Station Road, at the southern end of the platforms. The station closed along with the line in 1969 but the station buildings, now part of North Wootton's Scouts and Guides headquarters, have survived. The old signal box > LinkExternal link is now in Leeming (on the Wensleydale Railway in North Yorkshire).
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Saturday, 10 October, 2009
Railway station (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 638 243 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.5057N 0:25.6838E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 637 243
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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