TF6010 : Crossing keeper's cottage on the corner of Bell's Drove and Silt Road

near to Watlington, Norfolk, Great Britain

Crossing keeper's cottage on the corner of Bell's Drove and Silt Road
Crossing keeper's cottage on the corner of Bell's Drove and Silt Road
'Old Railway Cottage' used to be a crossing keeper's house on the railway line from Magdalen Road (now Watlington) station > LinkExternal link to Wisbech. Coming from the station, the line crossed Bell's Drove in a wide curve, passing to the right of the cottage - for a wider view see > LinkExternal link - from where it headed west first crossing the Relief Channel and then the River Great Ouse, a short distance to the south of Magdalen Bridge. The line was closed in 1968.
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 September, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 1 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6092 1044 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.0672N 0:22.6974E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6091 1049
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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