MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF TYNEMOUTH OLD RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1299917
Date first listed:
09-Jul-1979
Statutory Address:
MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF TYNEMOUTH OLD RAILWAY STATION, 5 AND 6, OXFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAIN PASSENGER BUILDING OF TYNEMOUTH OLD RAILWAY STATION, 5 AND 6, OXFORD STREET

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 36766 69170

Details

TYNEMOUTH OXFORD STREET (west side) NZ 3669 SE Tynemouth. 9/105 Nos. 5 and 6 (Main passenger building of Tynemouth old 9.7.79 Railway Station) G.V. II Railway station passenger building. 1846-7 by John and Benjamin Green and R. Nicholson for the Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Tudor style. 2 storeys, 3 wide bays: and right wing of one storey, 3 bays. Projecting gabled centre bay has buttressed portico to 3-light window flanked by half-glazed double doors. Carved arms of Newcastle in spandrels of portico. Oriel window in gable peak. 3-light ground-floor windows in outer bays under corbelled-out gabled oriel half-dormers. 2-light windows in right wing. All windows stone-mullioned and boarded up. Sloped gable copings on curved kneelers; ball finials to principal gables. Ashlar chimneys, that at left truncated; ridge ventilator to wing. Historical note: Newcastle and North Shields Railway Company of 1835, with terminus in North Shields, amalgamated in 1845 with Newcastle and Berwick Company. Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland vol. VIII p. 355. Empty and derelict at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3676669170

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
303351
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Craster, H H E, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parish Of Tynemouth, , Vol. 8, (1907), 355

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: 23 Aug 1999
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