MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF THE FORMER POTTON RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1114082

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1981

Statutory Address: MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF THE FORMER POTTON RAILWAY STATION, 48, STATION ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF THE FORMER POTTON RAILWAY STATION, 48, STATION ROAD

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

District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Potton

National Grid Reference: TL 21903 49234

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

POTTON STATION ROAD TL 24NW 5/57 No. 48 (main passenger building 5.2.81 of the former Potton Railway Station) - II House, formerly the main passenger building of Potton Railway Station. 1862. Built by the Bedford and Cambridge Railway which was soon taken over by the Great Eastern Railway. Yellow gault brick with ornamental dressings of red and blue bricks. Other dressings in ashlar. Slate roofs. 2 storeyed station house with single storeyed passenger wing to N. Sash windows. Variety of ornamental detailing, including brick bands, moulded dentil eaves cornices, and decorative bargeboards to gables on passenger building. Stone coped gables to station house. Tall brick chimney stacks with moulded bases and caps. 5 bay platform canopy of iron and glass on W side, the decorative spandrels incorporating the date and the letters BC. A good example of railway architecture of the period in relatively unaltered condition.

Listing NGR: TL2190349234

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 38431

Legacy System: LBS

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