FORMER GILESGATE RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1161515
Date first listed:
10-Mar-1988
Statutory Address:
FORMER GILESGATE RAILWAY STATION, STATION LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER GILESGATE RAILWAY STATION, STATION LANE

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 28232 42797

Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE STATION LANE NZ 2842 NW (North side)

11/464 Former Gilesgate Railway Station

GV II

Railway station, now builders' merchants. 1844 by G.T. Andrews for Durham and Sunderland Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Passenger building: one storey, 7 bays with lower 2-bay left wing and one-bay right link to office block. Central projecting bay has keyed arch,with voussoirs on pilasters, blocked and window inserted. Boarded door and overlight with glazing bars in first bay, sashes with glazing bars, and inserted door in right end bay. Eaves band and prominent cornice and blocking course. Set-back left wing has C20 one-bay link; 2 keyed arches with pilasters and voussoirs; impost band partly removed; cornice and blocking course. Right link obscured. Rear shows massive boarded doors to engine shed. Interior of shed has iron trusses supporting partly-glazed roof; wood platforms survive.

Office block at right 2 storeys, 2 bays. Steps up to 4-panelled door and overlight in Tuscan doorcase. Canted bay at right with semicircular cellar grille. Sill band. 2 first-floor sashes in plain reveals. Gutter board. Low-pitched hipped roof has central and rear corniced ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2823242797

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
110522
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/04562/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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