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placename:- Crofton Station
site name:- Maryport and Carlisle Railway
parish Westward parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
railway station
coordinates:- NY30814922
10Km square:- NY34
References OS County Series (Cmd 29)

1Km square NY3049

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.
Crofton Station / M.P.

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

hearsay Originally opened as a private station for the convenience of a local landowner, who could stop trains on demand.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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