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STATION HOUSE

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: STATION HOUSE

List entry Number: 1257400

Location

STATION HOUSE, MERSEY ROAD

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

County:

District: Sefton

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463937

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CROSBY

SJ39NW MERSEY ROAD 778-1/3/104 (North side) Station House

II

Small railway station-master's house, now house. Probably c1848, for the Liverpool, Crosby and Southport Railway Company. White-painted render on brick, red tiled roof. Single-depth double-fronted plan parallel to railway track and very close to it, with a small side wing at each end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 2 windows, symmetrical. The ground floor has a Tudor-arched doorway in the centre, with a C20 part-glazed door under a shallow fanlight without glazing bars, flanked by 3-light wooden mullion windows with top-hung casement openings in the centre lights. The upper floor has 4-pane sashes above these windows, and a raised square plaque in the centre, with a moulded surround but no visible inscription. Roof with oversailing barges pierced by gable chimneys, that at the left (west) end of brown brick, tall, with a cornice, but the other cut down and rendered. Small single-storey side wings, that to the left with a window and that to the right with a doorway. Rear and interior not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: probably Crosby's first railway station. Interesting survival of very simple early railway architecture, comparable with two other surviving examples in Southport (e.g.No.57A Portland Street).

Listing NGR: SJ3121299281

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National Grid Reference: SJ 31212 99281

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