Ashton Hall railway station

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Ashton Hall
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Site of former station in 2008
Location
Place Thurnham, Lancashire
Area Lancaster
Coordinates 54°00′38″N 2°49′49″W / 54.01046°N 2.83037°W / 54.01046; -2.83037Coordinates: 54°00′38″N 2°49′49″W / 54.01046°N 2.83037°W / 54.01046; -2.83037
Operations
Original company London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
History
9 July 1883 Station opens as Ashton Hall
Unknown date Station renamed as Ashton Hall Halt
7 July 1930 Station closed
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Ashton Hall railway station was a private halt in Lancashire, England. Located on the Glasson Dock Branch, it was opened to serve Ashton Hall, the home of Lord Ashton, a local businessman. The house is now Lancaster Golf Club.

History[edit]

Opened by the London and North Western Railway, the station passed to the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923, only to be closed seven years later.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Lancaster Castle   London and North Western Railway
Glasson Dock Branch
  Conder Green

The site today[edit]

The trackbed through the former station is now part of the Lancashire Coastal Way [1]

References[edit]

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0086-1. OCLC 22311137. 
  • Geograph