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Broughton in Furness Station, Broughton in Furness
Broughton in Furness Station
Broughton Station
site name:-   Furness Railway
site name:-   Coniston Railway
locality:-   Broughton in Furness
civil parish:-   Broughton West (formerly Lancashire)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   railway station
coordinates:-   SD21238741
1Km square:-   SD2187
10Km square:-   SD28
SummaryText:-   2nd station, opened for Coniston branch as Broughton Station 1859; renamed Broughton-in-Furness Station 1928; closed 1958.

BTJ70.jpg (taken 25.8.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Lan 6 12) 
placename:-  Broughton Station
item:-  weighing machinegoods shed
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
OS County Series (Lan 6 16) 
image  click to enlarge
"Broughton Station / W.M. / Cattle Pens"

evidence:-   old map:- Garnett 1850s-60s H
source data:-   Map of the English Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, published by John Garnett, Windermere, Westmorland, 1850s-60s.
no dot, triangular junction with Coniston Triple line, light bold light, railway shown. 
item:-  JandMN : 82.1
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