Dewsbury Railway Station, Entrance Building, Platform Building And Canopies, Footbridge And South West Office

Date:
30 Jul 2000
Location:
Dewsbury Railway Station, Entrance Building, Platform Building And Canopies, Footbridge And South West Office, Wellington Road, Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF13 1HL
Reference:
IOE01/02263/08
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

DEWSBURY CB WELLINGTON ROAD SE 2421 NW (Dewsbury) 7/100 Dewsbury Railway Station, 18/11/77 entrance building, platform building & canopies, foot- bridge & south west office block

G.V. II

Railway station in Tudor style. 1848. For London and North Western Railway Company. Ashlar. Pitched slate roofs. Entrance block of 2 storeys with hipped roof, parapet and ashlar stacks. 4-bay symmetrical facade. Single sashes to 1st floor. Tudor arched entrance to left and right, with hood moulds and carved stops, and two 6-light mullioned and transomed square-headed windows with arched lights. Glass canopy and sides on low stone side walls. Interior also Tudor. Wide chamfered door arches and dog-leg stone stair with Gothic cast iron balustrade.

Platform buildings continue the style. Glazed canopies on square cast iron columns. Covered, half glazed footbridge to plainer buildings on the other side. The office building, or Station Master's house, to the south west, is of 3 wide bays, the centre one of 2 storeys, breaking forward slightly and with shaped gable. 8-light ground floor window and 6-light 1st floor window, both square-headed, mullioned and transomed and with arched lights to upper tier. Single storey side bays each have shaped parapet and 6-light mullioned and transomed window. Good ashlar stacks. Lower, set-back bay to each side.

Listing NGR: SE2434121795

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2080 IOE Records taken by Richard Turner; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Richard Turner. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Turner, Richard

Rights Holder: Turner, Richard

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Glass, Slate, Stone, Victorian Station Masters House, Domestic, Transport Workers House, House, Dwelling, Railway Station, Transport, Railway Transport Site, Footbridge, Pedestrian Transport Site, Bridge, Office, Unassigned, Building

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