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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1076675



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Solihull

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Hampton in Arden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Jan-1992

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 218359

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HAMPTON IN ARDEN OLD STATION ROAD SP 28 SW Old Station Bungalow 15/10000 II GV Railway station house. 1839. For the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway. Red brick, graduated slate roof. 1 storey, 3 bays with small vestibule to left and later wing to front right. Platform side (to rear): plinth; gauged brickwork. Central canted projection with ashlar quoin-strips and 3 tall 12-pane sashes with projecting sills and rubbed-brick flat arches. Former doorway to bay 1 now has casement window whilst bay 3 is covered by a C20 addition. Boxed eaves overhang to hipped roof with end stacks and another stack to right of the canted projection. Entrance front: central door beneath shingled canopy and blocked overlight; large 12-pane sashes beneath segmental brick arches. Later wing has shouldered, external end stack; 12-pane sash to left return; hipped roof. Built at the intersection with the London and Birmingham Railway main line. From 1839-42 this station served as a principal junction between the railway systems of the north and south; it predates the link provided by the Midland Counties Railway Derby-Rugby line (completed July 1840). First station clerk was James Allport who later became General Manager of the Midland Railway from 1853-1880; he was knighted in 1884.

Listing NGR: SP2028381593

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National Grid Reference: SP 20283 81593


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