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THE OLD 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: THE OLD STATION

List entry Number: 1130611

Location

THE OLD STATION, SAIGHTON LANE

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

County:

District: Cheshire West and Chester

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Waverton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55532

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

SJ 46 SW WAVERTON C.P. SAIGHTON LANE (West Side)

1/22 The Old Station

GV II

Formerly railway station, now offices: dated 1897 for LNWR at the expense of the 1st Duke of Westminster. English bond red Ruabon brick with red sandstone dressings. Hipped Lakeland green slate roof, with pointed lead finials. 3 brick chimneys with twisted stacks and stone mouldings. 1-storey, 6-bay west front. Moulded stone plinth, plain strip pilasters carrying moulded cornice, pilasters with capstones formerly carrying platform canopy. Central doorway in moulded surround has basket-arched head with 2-light fanlight above. 5 other doors, 4 with shouldered flat heads, and 2-light basket-arched fanlights. Similar lights in 2 mullioned and transomed windows. East front has more ordered facade with central 3 bays stepping forward under a hipped roof supported on 4 massive wooden brackets. Date plaque and monogram over the door. Interior: 6 rooms in a line. From north to south they are lavatory, stationmasters office, ticket office, parcel office, porter's room, ladies waiting room. All have pine panelled dado and some have simple stone fireplaces.



Listing NGR: SJ4495263554

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National Grid Reference: SJ 44952 63554

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