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RAILWAY STATION WITH SHOPS, OFFICES AND TWO BRIDGES

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: RAILWAY STATION WITH SHOPS, OFFICES AND TWO BRIDGES

List entry Number: 1139840

Location

RAILWAY STATION WITH SHOPS, OFFICES AND TWO BRIDGES, ZETLAND ROAD

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

County:

District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jul-1968

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59817

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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.

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National Grid Reference: NZ 49546 20689

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