SU7943 : Bentley Signal Box

taken 41 years ago, near to Bentley, Hampshire, Great Britain

Bentley Signal Box
Bentley Signal Box
This former London & South Western Railway signal box was originally built on the south side of the line between Farnham & Alton. Built of lighter design than standard boxes, it was an all timber construction because of its location on an embankment. It had a 30 lever frame and controlled the junction with the former Bordon Branch which extended to the Longmoor Military Railway. The box was taken out of use in December 1976, dismantled and removed to the Mid-Hants Railway in bitterly cold weather of winter 1977.
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SU7943, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
1977   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 January, 2008
Category
Signal box   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 791 430 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.8514N 0:52.1577W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 791 430
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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