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June 2020

SCRCA Formal Description for Settle Station Tank House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Railway building and equipment for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect (assumed): attributed to J.H. Sanders. Single storey tank house rectangular on plan with coursed rock-faced sandstone walls, mouldings and cornice, three bays to long elevations facing railway and yard boundary, one bay to end elevations. Single 18-light margin-paned window in each recessed panel with ashlar lintels and sills, that on south elevation widened and with lowered sill to form new entrance. Upper edge of… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Scotby Station Master's House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Station Master’s house by the Midland Railway. 1876. Two storeys, coursed red sandstone ashlar walls, pitched slated roofs on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks, one single stack, one multiple stack.  Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors.  Timber casement windows all with segmental heads, all replaced by modern windows. Porch with pitched roof and bargeboards to main entrance on elevation D now removed.  Walled open yard with single… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station Master's House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Station Master’s house by the Midland Railway. 1876. Two storey, coursed rock-faced red sandstone walls, pitched slated roofs with perforated ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks, one single stack, one multiple stack.  Gables on all original elevations with decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors.  Modern timber or uPVC casement windows all with segmental heads. Porch to main entrance, with pitched roof and decorative bargeboards.  Walled open yard replaced with… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Langwathby Station Master's House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Station Master’s house by the Midland Railway. 1876. Two storey, coursed rock-faced red sandstone walls, pitched slated roofs on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks, one single stack, one multiple stack.  Gables on all elevations with decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors.  Modern timber or uPVC casement windows all with segmental heads. Porch to main entrance, with pitched roof and decorative bargeboards.  Walled open yard replaced with modern two storey extension. North… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Ribblehead Station Master's House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Station Master’s house by the Midland Railway. 1876. Two storey, coursed rock-faced limestone walls, pitched slated roofs on generally common ridge lines, with perforated ridge tiles and metal eaves cappings. Stone chimney stacks, one single stack, one multiple stack.  Gables on all elevations with decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors.  Modern timber windows all with segmental heads, to match original designs. Previously demolished porch to south elevation D replaced, with pitched roof… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Horton-in-Ribblesdale Station Master's House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Station Master’s house by the Midland Railway. 1876. Two storey, coursed rock-faced limestone walls, pitched slated roofs on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks, one single stack, one multiple stack.  Gables on all elevations with plain timber bargeboards. Timber doors.  Modern timber or uPVC casement windows all with segmental heads. Porch to main entrance, with pitched roof and decorative bargeboards.  Walled open yard infilled with modern single storey modern building. West… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Settle Station Master's House

Created on 29 Jun 2020.

Station Master’s House by the Midland Railway. 1876. Two storey, coursed rock-faced limestone walls, pitched slated roofs on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks, one single stack, one multiple stack.  Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors.  Timber casement windows all with segmental heads, all replaced by modern mostly single pane windows in uPVC frames. Porch to main entrance, with pitched roof and bargeboards, now removed.  Walled… Read more

SCRCA Note: Planning Application S/02/76C/LB to refurbish Garsdale Signal Box, 8/6/2020

Created on 18 Jun 2020.

On 8th June 2020, Network Rail lodged planning application number S/02/76C/LB with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority seeking "listed building consent for works to repair and refurbish existing railway station signal box". The application and associated documents can be accessed online via: https://archive.yorkshiredales.org.uk/living-and-working/planning/planning-applications/application-details?appNo=S%2F02%2F76C%2FLB&dotAppNo=S%2E02%2E76C%2ELB&appAddress=Garsdale+Station%2C+… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Little Salkeld Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced cream limestone with red sandstone ashlar quoins to angles and openings; pitched slated roofs fitted with plain ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Horizontal lower edges of roofs altered slightly leaving rafter ends exposed. Stone chimney stacks; gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors, timber casement… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for New Biggin Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced cream limestone with red sandstone ashlar quoins to angles and openings; pitched slated roofs fitted with plain ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Horizontal lower edges of roofs altered slightly leaving rafter ends exposed. Stone chimney stacks; gables on all elevations except north end gable with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Timber… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for New Biggin Station Yard Office and Weighing Machine

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway building and equipment for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect (assumed): attributed to J.H. Sanders. Small single storey weighbridge office in coursed sandstone walls, quoins, jambs, heads and sills in red sandstone, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation facing weighing machine and railway: Plain wall with central window timber framed with three mullions and three-light sashes… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Long Marton Station Yard Office and Weighing Machine

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway building and equipment for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect (assumed): attributed to J.H. Sanders. Small single storey weighbridge office in coursed red sandstone walls, with ashlar quoins and dressings. Pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile perforated ridges, some missing, and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation facing weighing machine and railway: Plain wall with central timber framed window with three mullions and three-… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Horton-in-Ribblesdale Yard Office and Weighing Machine

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway building and equipment for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect (assumed): attributed to J.H. Sanders. Small single storey weighbridge office in coursed sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation facing weighing machine and railway: Plain wall with central window timber framed with three mullions, now obscured by small modern timber lean-to extension. Rear elevation… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Armathwaite Station Goods Shed

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway goods shed for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Coursed red sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation to station yard: Three cart loading entrances, left and right with raised timber thresholds, centre ground level threshold, probably lowered. Timber doors with diagonally boarded infill panels, now replaced by timber and glass infill… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Lazonby and Kirkoswald Station Goods Shed

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway goods shed for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Coursed red sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation to station yard: Three cart loading entrances, left and right with raised timber thresholds, centre ground level threshold, probably lowered. Timber doors with diagonally boarded infill panels, now replaced by timber and glass infill… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Langwathby Station Goods Shed

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway goods shed for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Coursed red sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation to station yard: Three cart loading entrances, left and right with raised timber thresholds now possibly lowered, centre entrance fitted with full height sliding doors. Left and right timber doors with diagonally boarded infill panels… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Long Marton Station Goods Shed

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway goods shed for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Coursed red sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation to station yard: Three cart loading entrances, left and right with raised timber thresholds, centre ground level threshold. Timber doors with diagonally boarded infill panels. Between the three entrances and to left and right are four… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Appleby Station Goods Shed

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway goods shed for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Coursed red rock-faced sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. The shed is longer than the other sheds along the line. Front elevation to station yard: Three cart loading entrances, with timber doors with diagonally boarded infill panels. Between the three entrances and to left and right are ten small… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Kirkby Stephen Station Goods Shed

Created on 17 Jun 2020.

Description Railway goods shed for the Midland Railway, c1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Coursed sandstone walls, with pitched Welsh slated roof with grey tile ridges and verges. Plain timber bargeboards. Cast iron rainwater goods. Front elevation to station yard: Three cart loading entrances, with timber doors with diagonally boarded infill panels. Between the three entrances and to left and right are four small single light windows with cast iron tracery including two columns of… Read more

SCRCA Note: Planning Application to install 'Ice Prevention Covers' on Blea Moor Tunnel Shafts

Created on 12 Jun 2020.

On 29 April 2020, Network Rail lodged a planning application with North Yorkshire County Council covering a proposal to install 'Ice Prevention Covers' on the three ventilation shafts associated with Blea Moor Tunnel. Details of the application can be viewed online via: https://onlineplanningregister.northyorks.gov.uk/register/PlanAppDisp.aspx?recno=11032

May 2020

SCRCA Note regarding the visibility / accessibility of this structure.

Created on 8 May 2020.

The west elevation of this structure is visible from the footpath linking Cumwhinton village with the "Quarry Banks Allan Wilson Memorial Reserve". The east elevation is not visible from either publicly accesible land or public rights of way.

SCRCA Note: Planning Application C/45/653A/LB for repairs to Batty Moss (AKA Ribblehead) Railway Viaduct, 17/04/2020

Created on 2 May 2020.

On 17th April 2020, Network Rail lodged planning application number C/45/653A/LB with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority seeking "listed building consent for repairs to masonry and rainwater goods and associated works". The application and associated documents can be accessed online via: https://archive.yorkshiredales.org.uk/living-and-working/planning/planning-applications/application-details?appNo=C%2F45%2F653A%2FLB&dotAppNo=C.45.653A.LB As part of the preparatory work, a… Read more

March 2020

SCRCA Formal Description for Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station Waiting Room (Up)

Created on 30 Mar 2020.

Description Station Waiting Room. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey single depth range parallel to track, coursed red sandstone walls with ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with pierced ridge tiles. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables fitted with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal-covered gable cappings. West elevation to platform: Symmetrical five bays, of which first and fifth break forward slightly.  Centre bay has double timber… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Lazonby & Kirkoswald Station Booking Office (Down)

Created on 30 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, coursed red sandstone ashlar walls, pitched blue slated roofs fitted w:th pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners, stone sills, mullions and lintels, the latter shaped on… Read more