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placename:- Askam Station
other name:- Ireleth Gate Station
other name:- Ireleth Station
site name:- Furness Railway
locality:- Askam in Furness
parish Askam and Ireleth parish, once in Lancashire
county:- Cumbria
railway station; station
coordinates:- SD21507768
10Km square:- SD27
Opened as Ireleth Gate Station 1851; closed 1857; renopened as Ireleth Station 1858; renamed Askham Station 1875.

1Km square SD2177

photograph

Askam Station -- Furness Railway -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 11.7.2006
photograph

Askam Station -- Furness Railway -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 11.7.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Lan 15 4)

OS County Series (Lan 15 8)

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.
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.

placename:- Askam Station
railway station; railway sidings; signal box
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
WAITING ROOM ON EAST SIDE OF LINE AT ASKAM IN FURNESS RAILWAY STATION / / DUDDON ROAD / ASKAM AND IRELETH / BARROW IN FURNESS / CUMBRIA / II / 388445 / SD2150577713
courtesy of English Heritage
Waiting room. Early C20, altered. Brick with weather-boarded sides, slated roof. Single storey; rectangular. Catslide roof projection on brackets forms near-central entry; continuous concrete sill to weather-boarding and simple casements (some blocked). Roll-moulded ridges, oversailing verges with pendants. Left gable formed by herringboned truss on brackets. Included for group value with the other station buildings (qv).
district:- Barrow in Furness
listed building
coordinates:- SD21507771
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
TICKET OFFICE AND WAITING ROOM AT ASKAM IN FURNESS RAILWAY STATION / / DUDDON ROAD / ASKAM AND IRELETH / BARROW IN FURNESS / CUMBRIA / II / 388444 / SD2148577699
courtesy of English Heritage
Station buildings (ticket office, waiting room and lavatories) on west side of railway track. 1877. By Paley and Austin. For Furness Railway. Rock-faced and ashlar red sandstone with graduated slate roofs. Ticket office stands at right-angles to the long low waiting room, ancillary rooms and lavatories which form the principal range running N/S parallel to the railway. Ticket office: 1 storey and attic, 3 windows to platform side. Chamfered plinth, tall segmentally-arched windows, impost band and string course over: 6-pane casements, clock to central window. Round-arched gable window under deeply overhanging verges with pendent finial, external end stack to rear has offsets and cornice. Platform range: catslide roof forms pentice on 10 shaped angle brackets to cover a rank of windows with glazing bars (some boarded up), sliding door to waiting room and 3 other doorways; 2 corniced ridge stacks. North end of range ends with an elaborate gentlemen's lavatory, the roof hipped but broken by a tier of louvres and supported by shaped brackets. Rear: high plinth; 3 pairs and 2 triplets of windows as to ticket office.
INTERIOR: waiting room has blue and red floor tiling; 5-bay, king-post, collar-rafter roof. Overall an imaginative, varied and careful design by an important architectural partnership. Forms a group with the other station buildings (qv).
district:- Barrow in Furness
listed building
coordinates:- SD21487769
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
SIGNAL BOX AND ATTACHED WALLING AT ASKAM IN FURNESS RAILWAY STATION / / DUDDON ROAD / ASKAM AND IRELETH / BARROW IN FURNESS / CUMBRIA / II / 388443 / SD2148277674
courtesy of English Heritage
Signal box and attached walling. Late C19. Red sandstone rubble, the box part-glazed and part-timbered, slate roof with terracotta cresting. Walls enclose south-west end of platform with the box at the angle. Wall with chamfered coping. Box: 1 storey with basement, 3 basement windows on platform side, glazed box with cross-timbered panel to east, north door reached by external steps and external corbelled stack on west side; hipped roof. These structures form a group with other station buildings (qv).
district:- Barrow in Furness
listed building
coordinates:- SD21487767
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Askam Station -- Furness Railway -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 11.7.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Askam Station -- Furness Railway -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 11.7.2006
tiny photograph, 
button to large Askam Station -- Furness Railway -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 11.7.2006 -- View south.
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button to large Askam Station -- Furness Railway -- Askam in Furness -- Askam and Ireleth -- Cumbria / -- 11.7.2006 -- View north.

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