2015

SE0924 : Old Railway Station, Halifax

taken 9 years ago, near to Halifax, Calderdale, England

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Old Railway Station, Halifax
Old Railway Station, Halifax
Grade II Listed 1855 station building converted into office space and nursery for the adjacent Eureka! national children's museum in whose grounds it now stands. It was restored with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Clore Duffield Foundation, winning the National Railway Heritage Trust Award in 2001.

It is approximately 200m west of the current station and was designed by Thomas Butterworth. From 1890 the station was known as Halifax Old Station, to distinguish it from Halifax St. Paul's and Halifax North Bridge stations. In 1951 the name was changed again to Halifax Town, and in 1961 it reverted to Halifax.

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Geographical Context: Educational sites City, Town centre Railways Primary Subject: Railway Station
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Halifax Railway Station [59] · Eureka Museum [30] · Listed Building [14] · National Children's Museum [10] ·
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SE0924, 579 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Paul Harrop   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 21 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 June, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0971 2492 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.2360N 1:51.2600W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0969 2491
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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