Loddiswell railway station

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Loddiswell
Old Loddiswell Station (geograph 4088476).jpg
Old Loddiswell Station in 2014
Location
Place Loddiswell
Area South Hams
Grid reference SX730483
Operations
Original company Great Western Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Western Region of British Railways
Platforms 1
History
19 December 1893 Station opens
16 September 1963 Station closes
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

Loddiswell railway station is a classic William Clarke station on the Kingsbridge branch of the GWR.

Opened in December 1893 the stone built station was downgraded to a halt, unstaffed, and closed to freight in 1961.

Despite a great deal of local opposition the station was closed on 16 September 1963, and is now a private dwelling. A popular riverside footpath leads from the former Station forecourt.

'The Signal Box' annex is being redeveloped as holiday accommodation, due to open Easter 2015. Tours of the Station grounds and old platform are provided by the owners by arrangement.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Gara Bridge   Great Western Railway
Kingsbridge branch line
  Kingsbridge

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Coordinates: 50°19′17″N 3°47′04″W / 50.3215°N 3.7844°W / 50.3215; -3.7844