NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1322962

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Sep-1977

Statutory Address: NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM), STATION ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM), STATION ROAD

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

District: Darlington (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 28910 15712

Details

STATION ROAD 1. 5195 North Road Railway Station (Now Railway Museum) (Formerly listed under North Read) NZ 2815 2/127 28.4.52.

II* GV

2. Circa 1840, replacing or enlarging the original terminus of the Stockton and Darlington Railway opened 1825. Long front building having 2-storey, 6-window centre with a loggia whose 7 cast iron columns support a bracketed timber cornice. Long, single-storey side wings of differing lenth and irregular fenestration. Walls now roughcast. Slated roofs with eaves soffits and chimney stacks of conjoined hexagonal ashlar shafts at ends of centre block; similar paired or single shafts to wings. Plain, timber-roofed train shed at rear in 2 unequal spans with row of cast iron columns. Short flanking sheds with cast iron supports to lean-to roofs against the front building. Good example of early, straight forward railway station. Now in use as a railway museum. Graded for its association with the 1st public railway in England.

Listing NGR: NZ2891015712

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 110718

Legacy System: LBS

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