TL2953 : Cooper Gate House

taken 1 year ago, near to Longstowe, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

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Cooper Gate House
Cooper Gate House
Now a private residence but built as a crossing-keeper's cottage where the Cambridge branch of the London & North-Western Railway crossed Hayley Lane (seen in the immediate foreground and then a busy local thoroughfare). The line (which ran to the right of the house) opened in 1863 and was in operation for just over a century, with the last passenger trains east of Bedford running in 1967. There are plans to reopen the route but it will follow a different course through Cambridgeshire.

For a winter view showing more detail of the house see John Sutton's TL2953 : Cooper Gate House.
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TL2953, 20 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2942 5344 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.8439N 0:6.5558W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2941 5343
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Level Crossing (Site Of)  Level Crossing Cottage (Former) 

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