Velvet Hall

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Velvet Hall (1849-1955)

Opened on the Kelso Branch (York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway).


Description

This two platform station was located at Velvethall, Northumberland, just over a mile south east of Horncliffe. The goods yard was on the south side of the line, reached by reversal. On the north side, opposite the goods yard, was a loop and the signal box. The main station building, stone built and of two storeys, was on the westbound platform.

The station closed to passengers in 1955 and the line in 1965.

The main station building remains standing, now a house. Railway cottages remain to the west.

02/11/2018

Tags

Station

External links

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