RAILWAY STATION WITH SHOPS, OFFICES AND TWO BRIDGES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1139840

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1968

Statutory Address: RAILWAY STATION WITH SHOPS, OFFICES AND TWO BRIDGES, ZETLAND ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: RAILWAY STATION WITH SHOPS, OFFICES AND TWO BRIDGES, ZETLAND ROAD

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District: Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 49546 20689

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Details

MIDDLESBROUGH ZETLAND ROAD, NZ 4920 NE & NW north side. 7/100 & 8/100 Railway Station, with shops, offices 17.7.68 and two bridges.

G.V. II

Includes Nos, 5, 6, and 7 Exchange Place. Railway station with shops, offices and 2 bridges, 1873/77 by W. Peachey; and Cudworth, engineer, for North Eastern Railway Co. Train shed destroyed and platform buildings damaged by enemy action 1942. Dressed Blaxter stone; Lakeland and Welsh slate roofs; and iron and glass platform canopies and bridges. Booking halls, platforms, etc, raised above surrounding area; station forecourt is on roof of No.8 Exchange Place (q.v.). Platforms extend across Albert Bridge, over Exchange Place. Gothic style. One-storey, 5-bay booking hall, flanked by lower recessed 10-bay left, and 7-bay right wings. Altered wide central opening, under straight wood beam and 3 pointed overlights in moulded surrounds. Mid-C20 windows under original fanlights of moulded pointed and round-headed doorways with carved capitals on nook shafts. Carved-stopped hoodmoulds; deep chamfered plinth. Central roundel dated 1877. 2 slightly-projecting, corbelled and gabled half-dormers with plate tracery in moulded surrounds, under blind quatrefoils and ornate finials. Lombard frieze under moulded cornice and pierced parapet. Steeply-pitched hipped roof and end stacks. One-bay returns have similar doorways, the left concealed by mid-C20 extension. Wings have renewed segment-headed windows, alternately single and paired in left wing, stepped in right wing. Canted projecting left end bay with round-headed windows and hipped roof. 2-storey projecting gabled right end bay with external stack flanked by pointed sash windows. Hoodmoulds, bracketed eaves cornices and transverse ridge stacks. 2-storey, 6-bay shops and offices, fronting Exchange Place, have pointed arcaded ground floor with altered doors and windows. Pointed first-floor sash windows, paired in middle bays, and 3 gabled half-dormers with similar windows, all under hoodmoulds. Adjoining single-span girder bridge, on 2 rows of 12 columns with moulded caps and bases, and broad fluted shaft rings. Applied lettering : "ALBERT N.E.R. BRIDGE" on girders below geometric-patterned parapets. North parapet flanked by short piers with raised lettering: "N.E.R." and "1874" in enriched panels. Similar, smaller bridge over pedestrian subway at west end of platforms. Platforms retain original glazed canopies on scissor-braced trusses, scrolled brackets and fancy columns, paired on south platform. INTERIOR : main booking hall has patterned polychrome-tiled band above windows, and false hammerbeam roof, without hammer posts. Shaped ends to hammerbeams and braces. Arched-braced collars support kingposts with arched struts. 3 rows of butt purlins. Iron tie rods link opposite hammerbeams. Station and forecourt impaired by mid-C20 4-storey office building, not of special interest.

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 59817

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