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placename:- Curthwaite Station
site name:- Maryport and Carlisle Railway
locality:- West Curthwiate
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway station; station
coordinates:- NY32574925
10Km square:- NY34
Opened 1850; closed 1950.

1Km square NY3249

photograph

Curthwaite Station -- Maryport and Carlisle Railway -- West Curthwiate -- Westward -- Cumbria / -- 23.5.2010

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 29 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.
Curthwaite Station

placename:- Curthwaite Station
railway station
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H

Map of the English Lakes, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
thumbnail GAR2NY35, button to large image
Curthwaite Sta.
dot by railway

placename:- Curthwaite Station
date:- 1850=1869
period:- 19th century, late; 1850s; 1860s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
WATER TOWER / / / WESTWARD / ALLERDALE / CUMBRIA / II / 72525 / NY3251749246
courtesy of English Heritage
Water tower. Dated 1843; built to serve the Maryport and Carlisle Railway (Curthwaite railway station was opened in May 1843). The ironwork carries the inscription 'Hareshaw Ironworks, Hexham, 1843" and the structure was probably designed by John Blackmore (Engineer to the Railway Company). Stone base (Containing a single service room) supports tank. Base, 3xl bays, each bay with round-headed arch, received, with plain capitals divided by unadorned pilasters. Double doors to single end bay; side bays with door, window with glazing bars, and plain masonry respectively. Moulded cornice. Tank, 4x2 panels with cruciform sunken centres. Internall; tank supported by cambered cross girder (I-section), and 2 axiel girders, also of I section with marked alteration. This water tower is understood to be the last surviving original operational structure on the Maryport and Carlisle Railway.
district:- Allerdale
listed building -- water tower
coordinates:- NY32514924
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Curthwaite Station -- Maryport and Carlisle Railway -- West Curthwiate -- Westward -- Cumbria / -- Water tower:- -- '[HARESHAW] WORKS HEXHAM 1843' -- 23.5.2010

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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