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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: 1106340



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


District: Halton

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56060

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SJ58 NW FORMER BOROUGH OF WIDNES VICTORIA AVENUE Farnworth 2/98 Widnes North Railway Station


Station, 1872. Brown brick walls with sandstone plinth and slate roof and alternate treble courses of plain and shaped slates and with lead roll ridges. 1 storey, 8 bays, cross bays on H plan. Cross wing gable bargeboards, supported by gallows brackets, are carved in 3 different designs. The platform canopy has a 3 arched fascia with dagger, trefoil and diamond in quatrefoil motifs, supported on 4 cast iron octagonal columns. Walls have beaded quoins. Slightly Gothic-headed sashes, in pairs, set back in openings with splayed reveals and heads. The mullions have elaborate offsets, stone sills. Stacks with elaborate offsets. Original doors have panel infilling of raking boards. A drinking fountain, set against the station wall, has a shell/bullrush motif with the date '1872' above. The waiting room has a substantial plaster cornice, partly worked on the ceiling, and a fireplace surround with elaborate offsets.

Listing NGR: SJ5127887104

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National Grid Reference: SJ 51278 87104


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