BANK TOP RAILWAY STATION (MAIN BUILDING)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1310079

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1977

Statutory Address: BANK TOP RAILWAY STATION (MAIN BUILDING), VICTORIA ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BANK TOP RAILWAY STATION (MAIN BUILDING), VICTORIA ROAD

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

District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 29451 14081

Details

NZ 2914 VICTORIA ROAD (east end) 907/10/400 Bank Top Railway Station (main building)

II*

Railway station. 1887. William Bell. Imposing composition with some Italianate detail. Tall central clock tower of 4 stages with crested pyramidal roof. Red brick with plentiful stone dressings. Two-bay flanking sections hold entrance concourse; each has a wide segmental and a narrow round-arched opening. Classical trim with pilasters and entablature; and stone architraves to openings. Further set back 4-bay sections have similar treatment. Shaped gable ends on returns. Interior has iron framed barrelled roof with pierced braces resting on stone corbels. Heavy iron screens around stairways down to train shed. This is long and slightly curved with a similar iron framed roof of 2 spans, the braces resting on cast-iron quasi-Corinthian columns in centre. Roofs partly glazed.



Listing NGR: NZ2945114081

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110731

Legacy System: LBS

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