Naworth

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Naworth (1873-1952)

Opened on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.

Description

This was a two platform station to the east of a level crossing built for Naworth Castle, half a mile to the north. Platforms were staggered with the eastbound platform west of the level crossing and the westbound to the east. Opposite this on the north side was a two storey stone building station building on a short length of additional eastbound platform. The main platforms had timber shelters.

The level crossing remains in operation and the station building is now a house.

Tags

Station

External links

NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map
NLS Map


Dates

  /  /1871Newcastle and Carlisle Railway
Naworth, the Earl of Carlisles private station, becomes public.

Books


A History of North Eastern Railway Architecture: A Mature Art v. 2

A History of North Eastern Railway Architecture: Pioneers v. 1

A History of the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1824 - 1870: The First Line Across Britain

A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North-east v. 4 (A regional history of the railways of Great Britain)

An Illustrated History of Carlisle's Railways

Hexham to Carlisle: Including the Alston and the Brampton Branches (Eastern Main Lines)

Newcastle (Rail Centres)

Newcastle to Hexham: Including the Allendale Branch (Eastern Main Lines)

North Eastern Railway: Historical Maps

The Border Counties Railway Steam Memories 1950's-1960's: Newcastle to Reedsmouth No. 68, pt. 1