WIDNES NORTH RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1106340

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

Statutory Address: WIDNES NORTH RAILWAY STATION, VICTORIA AVENUE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WIDNES NORTH RAILWAY STATION, VICTORIA AVENUE

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

District: Halton (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 51278 87104

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History

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Details

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

II

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 56060

Legacy System: LBS

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