Information for record number MWA6857:
Site of Signal Box at Brandon and Wolston Station

Summary The site of a railway signal box at Brandon and Wolston Station. It was in use during the Imperial period. The signal box is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. It was situated 200m north of Brandon Castle.
What Is It?  
Type: Goods Shed, Railway, Railway Station, Signal Box, Footbridge, Railway Platform
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Brandon and Bretford
District: Rugby, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 40 76
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Signal box marked on 1886 map.
2 Signal box, station building, shelter on opposite side of tracks to the station building, foot bridge and a goods shed were mapped as part of the English Heritage National Mapping Project.

Source No: 2
Source Type: Correspondence
Title: Oakley Wood Camp
Author/originator: WM
Date: 1995
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Map
Title: 2500 1923
Author/originator: Ordnance Survey
Date: 1923
Page Number:
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument RAILWAY STATION * A place where railway trains regularly stop for taking up and setting down passengers or for receiving goods for transport. back
monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument RAILWAY SIGNAL * A structure with semaphore arms and/or coloured lights used as a means of warning on railway systems. back
monument SHELTER * A structure which protects an area of ground from the weather. back
monument SIGNAL BOX * A building on a railway system housing levers used to regulate trains on the tracks using signals and to change the points to enable a train to transfer from one track to another. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument CASTLE * A fortress and dwelling, usually medieval in origin, and often consisting of a keep, curtain wall and towers etc. back
monument BRIDGE * A structure of wood, stone, iron, brick or concrete, etc, with one or more intervals under it to span a river or other space. Use specific type where known. back
monument WOOD * A tract of land with trees, sometimes acting as a boundary or barrier, usually smaller and less wild than a forest. back
monument RAILWAY PLATFORM * A raised floor along the side of a line at a railway station, for convenience in entering and alighting from a train. back
monument FOOTBRIDGE * A narrow bridge for people and animals to cross on foot. back
monument RAILWAY * A line or track consisting of iron or steel rails, on which passenger carriages or goods wagons are moved, usually by a locomotive engine. back
monument GOODS SHED * A building in which railway wagons can unload local goods. back

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