Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121026

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1986



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District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Lartington

National Grid Reference: NZ 01728 17787


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LARTINGTON LARTINGTON LANE NZ 0117 (North side, off) 31/100 The Woodlands II Former railway station comprising station master's house, waiting room, ticket office and wall enclosing toilets; now a private house. Dated 1859 on porch doorway for the South Durham and Lancashire Union Railway Company. Dressed and ashlar sandstone, weather-boarded waiting room; Welsh slate roofs with bands of fish-scale tiles; stone chimney stacks. Linked linear plan: L-plan house with parallel rear wing; station buildings attached to left return of house. Tudor style.

2-storey house; 2 bays, the left projecting and cross-gabled; porch in re-entrant angle. Raised quoins and chamfered plinth. Porch: replaced door in pointed, chamfered surround with keystone dated 1859; 2-light window with shouldered heads to front. Main block has ovolo-moulded windows in raised surrounds with alternating jambs: cross window, with 2-light half-dormer above, to right; 5- light transomed bay window, with 2 light window above, to left. Steeply-pitched roofs have overhanging verges and eaves with bargeboards and exposed rafters. Conjoined and corniced ridge stacks with ornamental stone chimney pots.

One-storey, 4-bay waiting room, attached to left of house, has 3-light windows above weatherboarded dado. Hipped roof with overhanging, bracketed eaves.

One-storey, one-bay, pavilion-like ticket office, attached to left of waiting room, has pair of cross windows in projecting gabled bay. Steeply-pitched hipped roof with flat top. Corniced stack rises from rear wall. Short L-plan section of wall enclosing former toilets, attached to left, has chamfered coping.

Right return of house- stepped external chimney; return bay of rear wing has two 3-light windows and a low-pitched hipped roof.

Listing NGR: NZ0172817787


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Legacy System number: 111269

Legacy System: LBS

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