2016

NY4155 : Site of London Road station - August 2016

taken 8 years ago, near to Carlisle, Cumbria, England

Site of London Road station - August 2016
Site of London Road station - August 2016
London Road station was built in 1836 for the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway. It closed in 1863 when services transferred to Citadel and the original buildings were demolished circa 1881 to make-way for this goods station, designed by the North Eastern Railway's architect William Bell. They saw recent use as a fertiliser store, but are currently disused with an uncertain future.

Grade II listed.
Listed Buildings and Structures

Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom, covered by around 375,000 listings.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites, and in more recent times a road crossing (Abbey Road) and graffiti art (Banksy 'Spy-booth') have been included.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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The Carlisle Kid   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 9 August, 2016   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 11 August, 2016
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 410 550 [100m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 410 549
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