Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120749

Date first listed: 15-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: THE OLD RAILWAY STATION, A 177


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Statutory Address: THE OLD RAILWAY STATION, A 177

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Shincliffe

National Grid Reference: NZ2990739321


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NZ 23 NE 299393 6/79 15/8/85

SHINCLIFFE A 177 (West side, off) High Shincliffe The Old Railway Station (formerly listed as Shincliffe Station) II

Former railway station incorporating station-master's house. 1844 by G. T. Andrews for the North Eastern Railway Company. Dressed sandstone front and returns, engineering brick on rear. Welsh slate roof with dressed stone chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with tall plinth and first-floor sill band. Central 8-panel double door with radial fanlight in projecting enclosed porch with flush voussoirs to doorway arch, impost string, cornice and blocking course. Later doorway inserted at left. 12-pane sashes with projecting sills, except for 16-pane sash in enlarged opening to left of porch; ground- floor windows in recessed panels. Low-pitched roof has overhanging eaves with exposed rafters and overhanging verges with exposed purlins. 2 stepped corniced stacks rising through rear pitch of roof. One-bay returns have similar fenestration and sill bands. 2-storey lean-to, with further lean-to porch, on right rear and one-storey gabled wing on left rear in s-imilar style. The station was closed in 1893. A rare complete survival of a small station by Andrews; better known for larger stations like Scarborough and Hull Paragon. (G. Biddle, Victorian Stations, 1973 and J. Stredwick, Shincliffe - An Illustrated History, 1975).

Listing NGR: NZ2990739321


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Legacy System number: 109960

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Books and journals
Biddle, G, Victorian Stations, (1973)
Stredwick, J, Shincliffe An Illustrated History, (1975)

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