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March 2020

SCRCA Formal Description for Langwathby 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 with 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

SCRCA Formal Description for Scotby 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 slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks, gables on most elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards, others plain. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners, stone sills, mullions and lintels, the latter shaped on underside to fit… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Cumwhinton 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 with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners, stone sills, mullions… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Cumwhinton Station Waiting Room (Up)

Created on 30 Mar 2020.

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

SCRCA Formal Description for Long Marton Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, red brick walls with red sandstone ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with stepped ashlar projecting courses under eaves and with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and stone or lead/metal covered cappings. Timber panelled doors… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Long Marton Station Waiting Room (Down)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Station Waiting Room (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey single depth range parallel to track, red brick walls with red sandstone ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with pierced ridge tiles, many missing. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables with stepped ashlar projecting courses under eaves and fitted with plain timber bargeboards and stone or lead/metal-covered gable cappings. East elevation to platform: Symmetrical five bays, of which first and… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Appleby Station Booking Office (Down)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, red brick walls with pink-grey sandstone ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Brick chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners, stone… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Appleby Station Waiting Room (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Station Waiting Room. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey single depth range, red brick walls with pink-grey sandstone ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with pierced ridge tiles and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables fitted with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Continuous single ashlar course below eaves developing into stepped courses on both gables. Elevation to platform facing west: Symmetrical five… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Ormside Station Booking Office (Down)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced red sandstone with ashlar quoins to angles and openings; pitched slated roofs fitted with plain ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks; gables on all elevations except south end gable with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Timber doors, timber casement windows, three with camber-heads, others with straight lintels. Waiting… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Kirkby Stephen Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced limestone walls, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Several modern rooflights have been inserted into the roofs: 5 on east facing roofs, 1 on lower… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Garsdale Station Waiting Room (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Station Waiting Room. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey single depth range parallel to track, coursed rock-faced golden freestone walls with ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with ridge tiles. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables fitted with decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal-covered gable cappings. Two stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps, to left one stack in central bay on rear roof slope, to right a second on ridge at… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Garsdale Station Toilet Block (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Station Platform Building. c1957. Single storey single depth range parallel to track, coursed rock-faced golden freestone walls, pitched blue slated roof fitted with ridge tiles. Gables fitted with decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal-covered gable cappings. West elevation to platform: Single plane. From left, one 4-light, to right two separate 2-light metal windows. Gable to left has single door, gable to right has a further single door. East elevation to station yard: Wall… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Garsdale Station Waiting Room (Down)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Station Waiting Room. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H. Sanders. Single storey single depth range parallel to track, coursed rock-faced golden freestone walls with ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with ridge tiles. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables fitted with decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal-covered gable cappings. Single stone chimney stack with moulded stone cap on ridge at north gable. West elevation to platform: Symmetrical five bays, of which… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Dent Station Booking Office (Down)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1877. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced sandstone walls with freestone dressings, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Dent Station Waiting Room (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Station Waiting Room. 1877. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey single depth range, rock faced sandstone walls with freestone ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with pierced ridge tiles and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables fitted with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Elevation to platform facing west: Symmetrical five bays, of which first and fifth break forward slightly.  Centre bay has double timber doors… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Ribblehead Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 28 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1877. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced sandstone walls with freestone dressings, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows, stone sills, mullions… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Horton-in-Ribblesdale Station Waiting Room (Down)

Created on 27 Mar 2020.

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

SCRCA Formal Description for Horton-in-Ribblesdale Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 16 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office (Closed). 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, coursed rock-faced golden freestone ashlar walls, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboard and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners, stone… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Settle Station Waiting Room (Down)

Created on 16 Mar 2020.

Description Station Waiting Room. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey single depth range, coursed rock-faced golden freestone walls with ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roof fitted with plain ridge tiles and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Trefoil recess in each gable. Gables fitted with pierced decorative timber bargeboards. Stonework of lintels, window sills and first course jambs painted. Elevation to platform facing east: Symmetrical five bays, of which first… Read more

SCRCA Formal Description for Settle Station Booking Office (Up)

Created on 16 Mar 2020.

Description Main Station Building and Booking Office. 1876. Architect: attributed to J.H.Sanders. Single storey, golden freestone walls with ashlar dressings, pitched blue slated roofs fitted with pierced ridge tiles on generally common ridge lines. Stone chimney stacks with moulded stone caps. Gables on all elevations with pierced decorative timber bargeboards and lead/metal covered gable cappings. Timber panelled doors, timber casement windows with curved upper corners, stone sills, mullions… Read more

February 2020

SCRCA Primary Reference: Review of RFB28524-103 Drawing of MR Standard Footbridge 40ft Span

Created on 26 Feb 2020.

The document takes the form of a single sheet with a slightly eroded left-hand edge, most of which has been cropped-off to tidy-up and reduce the size of the uploaded version. (No important information was lost as a result of this cropping.) Tip: To open a larger version of this image (6,000 x 4,000 pixels, 2.8Mb), click / tap on the thumbnail above. The larger version will repay close examination and the following are especially worthy of note: The title on the drawing (top-centre) is "M.R… Read more

SCRCA Primary Reference: Review of drawing-sac-mr-bridge-66-na-rail-491-1158-66-no6

Created on 20 Feb 2020.

The document takes the form of a single folded sheet contained in a bound book of drawings that itself forms part of a set of seven books. The set covers all of the bridges (including viaducts, tunnels and major culverts) within Contracts 1 to 4 (i.e. the entirety of the Settle and Carlisle Railway). This sheet (page) is a partly colour-washed scale drawing that depicts a complete side elevation of Bridge 66, Batty Moss Viaduct a.k.a. Ribblehead Viaduct (Location ID 247780). Tip: To open a… Read more

SCRCA Primary Reference: Review of station plan "Midland Railway Hawes Junction" (RFB28274)

Created on 19 Feb 2020.

This detailed and attractive coloured plan (drawn at a scale of "40 Feet to an Inch") depicts the earthworks, structures, track layout and signalling arrangements at Hawes Junction Station (now Garsdale) on the Settle and Carlisle Railway. A handwritten annotation indicates that it was surveyed in November 1903 by W. J. Hare. Tip: To open a larger (3.5Mb) version of this image, click / tap on the thumbnail above. The plan also includes a number of later additions / alterations, most notably… Read more

SCRCA Primary Reference: Review of contract plan "M.R. Settle to Carlisle: Contract 4 Armathwaite Station Ground" (RFB27555)

Created on 18 Feb 2020.

This plan was produced by the Midland Railway Company and it almost certainly formed part of the legal documentation associated with the construction of the Settle and Carlisle Railway. It was produced by the "Engineers Office Carlisle ??? 3rd, 1873" (the month is not legible due to damage at the corner of the original rolled sheet). A handwritten annotation below the title reads "August 15th 1873" and includes the initials "E.P." (believed to be E. Page of Derby Engineer's Office). Tip: To… Read more