WHITLEY BAY STATION MAIN BUILDING WITH TRAIN SHED

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355007

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: WHITLEY BAY STATION MAIN BUILDING WITH TRAIN SHED, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: WHITLEY BAY STATION MAIN BUILDING WITH TRAIN SHED, STATION ROAD

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

District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 35708 71868

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History

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Details

WHITLEY BAY STATION ROAD NZ 37 SE 5/184 Whitley Bay Station: main building with train shed. II Railway station passenger building and train shed. Dated 1910 on tower. For North Eastern Railway Co; engineer William Bell. Brick with ashlar quoins and dressings and ashlar-coped plinth; Welsh slate roof with glass lights and stone gable copings; lead tower roof. Free Baroque style. One storey, 25 bays in all. Ventral symmetrical 9-bay block has 3-stage tower over porch; and end porches, all open-arched and gabled, with alternate-block jambs and brick-and-stone keyed arches; quoins, eaves and gable bands, and ball finials to end porches. Tower has 3-light ground floor window, round-headed openings in 2 upper stages; clock in third stage with keyed surround. Stone garlands under dentilled eaves cornice; parapet with pilasters and shaped coping. Ogee-hipped roof with tall spike finial. Windows between porches have stone mullions and round heads. 9-bay left wing has gables over end bay and over central door, and keyed elliptical heads to wood mullioned-and-transomed windows; 7-bay right wing has elliptical head to door, in end bay, and keyed round-headed windows with door inserted in fourth bay. Interior shows arcaded ticket office with fat, banded Ionic pilasters. Train shed: rear panelled brick wall and cast iron Ionic columns on octagonal plinths; girders with pierced spandrels containing shields support glazed roof.

Listing NGR: NZ3570871868

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