Cowton railway station

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Cowton
Cowton station.jpg
Cowton Station
Location
Place East Cowton
Area Hambleton
Coordinates 54°25′43″N 1°30′37″W / 54.428545°N 1.510340°W / 54.428545; -1.510340Coordinates: 54°25′43″N 1°30′37″W / 54.428545°N 1.510340°W / 54.428545; -1.510340
Grid reference NZ318037
Operations
Line East Coast Main Line
Original company Great North of England Railway[1]
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
31 March 1841 (1841-03-31) Opened
15 September 1958 (1958-09-15)[2] Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Cowton railway station is a disused station on the East Coast Main Line, it is situated in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire in England the station is situated around 0.5 miles (0.8 km) east of the village of East Cowton.

Several of the railway buildings have survived the closure of the station and were Grade II listed in 1987.[3] They are presently used as residential properties.

Station masters House

Station buildings[edit]

The station was opened by the Great North of England Railway on 31 March 1841.[1][4] The station buildings and station master's house were designed by Benjamin Green in a Jacobethan style.[3] It is the oldest surviving of Green's stations, and the only survivor of the Great North of England Railway's wayside stations.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Former Cowton Railway Station, East Cowton". British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Burgess, Neil (2011). "Stations closed on lines still open to passengers — Darlington - York (East Coast Main Line)". The Lost Railways of Yorkshire's North Riding. Stenlake Publishing Ltd. p. 51. ISBN 9781840335552. 
  3. ^ a b Historic England. "Details from image database (435878)". Images of England. Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  4. ^ 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. p. 70. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 

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Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Eryholme
Station closed
  East Coast Main Line
Former local services
  Danby Wiske
Station closed