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MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF THE FORMER POTTON RAILWAY STATION

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.

Name: MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF THE FORMER POTTON RAILWAY STATION

List entry Number: 1114082

Location

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

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

County:

District: Central Bedfordshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Potton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Feb-1981

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 38431

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 21903 49234

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