SCRCA structure 249210: Force Gill Aqueduct 'Naphtha Store' (Lamp Hut)

SCRCA Location Introduction

This 'naphtha store' was constructed by the Midland Railway Company specifically to store barrels or drums of naphtha and to facilitate the safe refilling of naphtha lamps. For a brief introduction to these fascinating and once important structures, see  'What were naphtha stores and why were they necessary?'.

The 'Naptha Store' (Lamp Hut) north of Force Gill Aqueduct: 2 - East elevation

Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Lamp Hut
Location Variant
Exterior walls - Stone
Assessment status
Current Use(s)
Shown on a land plan?
Construction / installation period
0: Construction period unknown
Distance from London St.Pancras
249 miles and 14 chains
Position relative to running lines
This location is PARTIALLY visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
Protection Category
Conservation Area Only
Geographic Location
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