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Woody Bay Station

Hob Uid: 915063
Location :
Devon
North Devon
Martinhoe
Grid Ref : SS6825046410
Summary : Woody Bay Station, on the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, was opened in 1898 and closed in 1935. From 1935 to 1995 it was in use as a residential property, but in 1998 it was purchased by the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Trust and converted back to a station. A small section of track has also been restored and narrow gauge passenger trains are running.
More information : SS 6830 4642. Woody Bay Station shown on OS 6" (1903) Map. 'Station House' shown on OS 6" (1963) Map. (1)

SS 6825 4641. The 'Old Woody Bay Station' (2) is now in use as a dwelling house. (3)

Woody Bay Station, on the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, was opened in 1898 and closed in 1935. From 1935 to 1995 it was in use as a residential property, but in 1998 it was purchased by the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Trust and converted back to a station. A small section of track has also been restored and narrow gauge passenger trains are running (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Devon County SMR SS64NE 99 24-Sep-87.
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Source Number : 2
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : 1973 1:2500 SS 6846.
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : Sainsbury IS 19-Aug-93 RCHME Field Investigation.
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Source Number : 4
Source : World Wide Web page
Source details : Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Trust. Lynton and Barnstaple Railway. http://www.lynton-rail.co.uk. Consulted on 14 DEC 2007
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Opened 1898
Monument End Date : 1898
Monument Start Date : 1898
Monument Type : Railway Station
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Closed 1935
Monument End Date : 1935
Monument Start Date : 1935
Monument Type : Railway Station
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Current use
Monument End Date : 1993
Monument Start Date : 1993
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Devonshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 31423
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : NBR Index Number
External Cross Reference Number : 8146
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SS 64 NE 33
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1462750
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, RCHME: WEST EXMOOR PROJECT
Activity type : MEASURED SURVEY
Start Date : 1993-01-01
End Date : 1996-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, ENGLISH HERITAGE: EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK NMP
Activity type : AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION
Start Date : 2007-04-01
End Date : 2009-07-01