SK6429 : Widmerpool station

taken 7 years ago, near to Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Widmerpool station
Widmerpool station
The station building (from 1880) is well-maintained, but now almost invisible under the load of the extensions that accompany its conversion to a pub and restaurant. It is a long way from the village, and poor patronage saw its closure to passengers in 1949. Conversion to a pub called the Schooner Inn was around 1966, and pre-dated the closure of the line in 1968 to normal traffic. At the time of imaging, the pub appeared to have ceased trading.
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SK6429, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 13 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 July, 2010
Category
Railway station (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 648 292 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.3894N 1:2.3266W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 648 292
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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