TURNPIKE LANE LONDON REGIONAL TRANSPORT UNDERGROUND STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1263624

Date first listed: 17-May-1994

Statutory Address: TURNPIKE LANE LONDON REGIONAL TRANSPORT UNDERGROUND STATION, GREEN LANES

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TURNPIKE LANE LONDON REGIONAL TRANSPORT UNDERGROUND STATION, GREEN LANES

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

County: Greater London Authority

District: Haringey (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 31526 89651

Details

TQ 3189 GREEN LANES (east side)

800-/24/10008 Turnpike Lane LRT Underground Station

II

London Underground station, 1932 by Charles Holden. Red brick with grey diaper infil to reinforced concrete, concrete frame partially exposed; concrete roof slab expressed as broad cornice band under deep eaves. Rectangular plan making bold use of corner site, with single-storey double entrance under curved slab rises to booking hall - of double height though partially sunken - and offices set between two ventilation towers, that to Green Lanes sporting logos 'Underground'. All windows metal-Earned with strong horizontal emphasis, those to ends of booking hall of five lights, that to Green Lanes a tripartite composition, the other wall with blind openings in hall. Sunken ground floor of hall tiled in brown, with original floor tiles and central bronze uplighter, the latter semi-herispherical on a tapered and fluted column and set in a square base. Original sign points to 'BUS STATION'. Cream escalator hall leads to platforms tiled in cream and deep yellow, with fixed inset seats and decorative incised ventilation covers by Harold Stabler over original fully lined-out roundels. Offices between towers retain original fenestration and some fittings. Source: Lawrence Menear, London's Underground Stations, .1985.

Listing NGR: TQ3152689651

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 431905

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Menear, L, Londons Underground Stations, (1985)

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