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

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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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 08 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/00445/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alan Bradley. Source Historic England Archive
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