SK7799 : The former Station Farm, Haxey

taken 9 days ago, near to Haxey, North Lincolnshire, Great Britain

The former Station Farm, Haxey
The former Station Farm, Haxey
The station was the former Haxey Town station which was on this side of High Street, just behind where I am standing. See the map at LinkExternal link

The Axholme Joint Railway opened from August 1903 but the part to Haxey was not opened until 2nd January 1905. The main purpose of the line was the movement of freight. It was closed to passengers on 15th July 1933 and closed completely between Haxey Junction and Epworth on 1st February 1956. Much of the line in Haxey and to the north has been converted into a linear nature reserve which is largely in a wooded cutting until it reaches Cliff Hill where it is on an embankment.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 10 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7728 9972 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.3116N 0:50.2053W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7724 9975
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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