Information for record number MWA7301:
Studley and Astwood Bank Station

Summary The site of the former Studley and Astwood Bank Railway Station, built during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886, together with a shed, sidings, signals and signal boxes
What Is It?  
Type: Railway, Railway Station, Railway Carriage Shed, Signal Box, Building
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Sambourne
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 05 63
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 The railway was opened in 1868 and the station must date to around this time. The 1887 1st ed OS 1:2500 shows the platform, sidings, a ?goods shed, the station building and a signal box, as well as signals at either end of of the station and a mile post opposite the station building. The station building survives.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: A435 Studley Bypass, Archaeological Assessment, Proposal for stage 3 Fieldwork
Author/originator: Warwickshire Museum
Date: 1994
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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 FIELDWORK * A usually temporary earthwork or fortification, the latter constructed by military forces operating in the field. Use more specific type where known. back
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 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 WELL * A shaft or pit dug in the ground over a supply of spring-water. back
monument PLATFORM * Unspecified. Use specific type where known. back
monument RAILWAY CARRIAGE SHED * A building used to house railway carriages. back
monument SHED * A slight structure built for shelter or storage, or for use as a workshop, either attached as a lean-to to a permanent building or separate. Use more specific type where known. 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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