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I have recently started building a model of Lordship Lane station on the Crystal Palace branch (as a compliment to our club's Crystal Palace High Level station). but I'm still having trouble finding information about the station. Any information. especially on the shelter on the up line would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

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Can I assume that you have seen the photos in the Disused Stations website? There are several photos there, although none with enough detail to be useful for modelling purposes. If the Southwark Local History Library was open I would have suggested that you look in their photo archive. I worked there briefly in 2007 and seem to remember there were some railway related photos. None of my Southwark books seems to have any photos of the station.

Best wishes for your project.

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I take it you've got the book on the line, by John Gale, from Lightmoor Press.  The shelter was a bit camera shy, and it seems to have been an early victim of the downturn in traffic. I am no expert, but it also appears to have been altered at some stage.  The Pissarro painting and early photos seem to suggest a ridged roof, whereas later views show a building similar to others along the line, such as Lower Sydenham, with a different roof profile, although it may be that the rebuilt canopy, much deeper than originally, might be hiding the roof.

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