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placename:- Alston Station
site name:- Alston branch railway
site name:- South Tynedale Railway
locality:- Alston
parish Alston Moor parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway station; station
coordinates:- NY71704672
10Km square:- NY74
Opened 1852; closed 1976, but now in use for the South Tynedale Railway.

1Km square NY7146

photograph

Alston Station -- Alston branch railway -- South Tynedale Railway -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- The line is now narrow gauge. -- 7.7.2006
photograph

Alston Station -- Alston branch railway -- South Tynedale Railway -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- 7.7.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 34 9)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Station / S.P.
at Alston
railway station
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
H KEARTON AND SONS STORE / / STATION ROAD / ALSTON MOOR / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73143 / NY7171246766
courtesy of English Heritage
Originally a goods shed, part of mid C19 terminus to Alston branch of Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. Squared, snecked rubble with stepped diagonal buttressing in ashlar. Hipped welsh slate roof. Single storey, now (1983) floored internally; 3 bays. Train arch to north and south walls now blocked; 2 similar arches in east wall gave access to platform for goods wagons. 3 fixed windows on west side. Later additions at south end not included.

placename:- H Kearton and Sons Store
district:- Eden
listed building -- goods shed
coordinates:- NY71714676
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
STATION HOUSE / / STATION ROAD / ALSTON MOOR / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73142 / NY7170846714
courtesy of English Heritage
Station with station-master's house; built 1852 as terminus to Alston branch of Newcastle and Carlisle Railway. Coursed, squared rubble with string course between floors. Welsh slate roofs with corniced stone chimneys; gabled ends to cross wings have stone copings with ball finials to kneelers and apex. Tudor style. Symmetrical 2-storey, 4-bay front; each projecting wing has part-glazed door with hoodmould and 4-centred arched head. Single sash in lugged surround to either side; 3-light mullioned window with hoodmould to 1st floor. Two 2-light mullioned windows with hoodmoulds to each floor of main block. West elevation has 2 part-glazed doors with pointed heads to centre. Canted bay and panelled door to left, 4-centred heads to paired windows on right. 2 original 1st floor openings in north wing were replaced by single sash; main block has central sash in lugged surround. Single-storey lean-to added at south end. Original ticket window in north wall; later, flat-roofed, toilet block adjoins north end.

placename:- Station House
district:- Eden
listed building
coordinates:- NY71704671
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Alston Station -- Alston branch railway -- South Tynedale Railway -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- No trespassing notice, North Eastern Railway, NER. -- 7.7.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Alston Station -- Alston branch railway -- South Tynedale Railway -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- View out of the station, past the signal box. -- 7.7.2006

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Alston Station -- Alston branch railway -- South Tynedale Railway -- Alston -- Alston Moor -- Cumbria / -- courtesy of The Hub, Alston. -- 25.7.2009

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