SK6429 : Former railway station, Widmerpool

taken 6 years ago, near to Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Former railway station, Widmerpool
Former railway station, Widmerpool
The former railway station at Widmerpool, situated about a mile from that village and now a restaurant. It lost its passenger services in 1949, and the line closed completely in 1968.
The two surviving "telegraph" poles once carried telephone, telegraph and signalling lines along the route, and are probably only still standing because of their bracing cables!
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SK6429, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6478 2921 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.3897N 1:2.3623W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 64821 29146
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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