Information for record number MWA9167:
Signal Box, Dismantled Railway Line, West of Bidford-on-Avon

Summary The site of a railway signal box which was constructed and used during the the Second World War. It was situated on what is now the dismantled railway, west of Bidford-on-Avon.
What Is It?  
Type: Signal Box, Railway
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Bidford on Avon
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 08 52
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 World War II signal box with concrete root reported to be still standing at side of dismantled railway line by the A461, west of Bidford-on-Avon
2 Aerial photograph showing signal box
3 Aerial photograph showing signal box

Source No: 1
Source Type: Plan
Title: Signal Box, A461, West of Bidford-on-Avon
Author/originator: Grigg, D
Date: 2002
Page Number:
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technique Aerial Photograph Aerial photographs are taken during an aerial survey, which involves looking at the ground from above. It is usually easier to see cropmarks and earthworks when they are viewed from above. Aerial photographs help archaeologists to record what they see and to identify new sites. There are two kinds of aerial photographs; oblique and vertical. back
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument RAILWAY SIGNAL * A structure with semaphore arms and/or coloured lights used as a means of warning on railway systems. 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 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

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