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Reference no. HX10/10041
Description: Coal Drops at Halifax Station Goods Yard
Address: Coal Drops Berry Lane Halifax West Yorkshire
Group detail: Berry Lane (south west side)
Coal drops. 1874. Built for the Ovenden and Halifax Junction Railway Co. Rock-faced ashlar with wooden bunkers. 15 wooden bunkers each supported between stone piers and to the north an open shed, with beyond a battered wall topped with a parapet. These coal drops are built into the slopping hillside. Each wooden bunker has 2 metal doors which were raised on an iron ratchet geared pulley system. This is a rare and large scale example of railway coaldrops.