Prudhoe

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Prudhoe (1836-)

Opened on the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.


Description

This is a two platform station. There is a car park to the south and level crossing to the west. The station buildings have not survived but the NER footbridge is at the west end of the platforms. The signal box is on the north side of the line, west of the crossing. A railway house to the north of the station survives.

The main station building was on the eastbound platform.

Prudhoe Colliery was to the west of the station, on the south side of the line. There were several looped sidings.

To the east was the Prudhoe Chemical Works and its extensive sidings on the south side of the line.

The station car park is on the site of a dye works.

Local

Prudhoe and District Local History Society


Tags

Station

External links

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