NZ2842 : Durham Gilesgate railway station (site), County Durham

taken 3 years ago, near to Durham, County Durham, Great Britain

Durham Gilesgate railway station (site), County Durham
Durham Gilesgate railway station (site), County Durham
Opened in 1844 as the terminus of a short branch line from Belmont, which was on the then main line from Darlington to Newcastle via Leamside, this station closed to passengers in 1857 (when it was replaced by the current Durham station) and completely in 1966.
View north east towards the forecourt from the road. The main buildings were on the left hand side, and the single platform to the right of them. The buildings were still extant when this image was taken, converted into a hotel.
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NZ2842, 137 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 January, 2017
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2821 4279 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.7540N 1:33.7765W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2815 4275
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Site of Old Railway Station  Former Train Station  London & North Eastern Railway  North Eastern Railway 

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