ST8609 : Stourpaine and Durweston Halt

taken 12 years ago, near to Stourpaine, Dorset, Great Britain

Stourpaine and Durweston Halt
Stourpaine and Durweston Halt
All that is left of a country halt on the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway.
The little station was opened in 1928 but closed in 1956. The railway, connecting Bath and Bournemouth, was closed in 1966. The line here runs atop an embankment to avoid the Stour floods in winter, a bridge (see right) carries a road under the railway.
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ST8609, 76 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 August, 2009
Category
Railway Halt   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 861 090 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.8518N 2:11.9029W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 861 090
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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