Main Passenger Building Of Tynemouth Old Railway Station

23 Aug 1999
Main Passenger Building Of Tynemouth Old Railway Station, 5 And 6 Oxford Street, Tynemouth, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE30 4DX
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TYNEMOUTH OXFORD STREET (west side) NZ 3669 SE Tynemouth.

9/105 Nos. 5 and 6 (Main passenger building of Tynemouth old 9.7.79 Railway Station) G.V. II Railway station passenger building. 1846-7 by John and Benjamin Green and R. Nicholson for the Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Tudor style. 2 storeys, 3 wide bays: and right wing of one storey, 3 bays. Projecting gabled centre bay has buttressed portico to 3-light window flanked by half-glazed double doors. Carved arms of Newcastle in spandrels of portico. Oriel window in gable peak. 3-light ground-floor windows in outer bays under corbelled-out gabled oriel half-dormers. 2-light windows in right wing. All windows stone-mullioned and boarded up. Sloped gable copings on curved kneelers; ball finials to principal gables. Ashlar chimneys, that at left truncated; ridge ventilator to wing. Historical note: Newcastle and North Shields Railway Company of 1835, with terminus in North Shields, amalgamated in 1845 with Newcastle and Berwick Company. Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland vol. VIII p. 355. Empty and derelict at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3676669170


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0189 IOE Records taken by J H Black; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs J.H. Black. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Black, J.H.

Rights Holder: Black, J.H.


Ashlar, Sandstone, Welsh Slate, Victorian Railway Station, Transport, Railway Transport Site, Coat Of Arms, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument