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Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
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SJ 33048 77322



SJ3377 HADLOW ROAD, Willaston Village 794-1/10/114 (East side) Hadlow Road Railway Station


Railway station and station house, now museum. Dated 1866; C20 alterations. For the Helsby-Parkgate line of the former Birkenhead, Lancs and Cheshire Junction Railway. Brown brick in Flemish bond with stone plinth and ashlar dressings; cast-iron guttering; slate roof with crocketed cresting and brick stacks on stone plinths with stone cornices and caps. EXTERIOR: single-storey, 4-bay station range, with 2-storey gable ended station house at right. Station has pairs of 2 panel doors to openings, front and rear, in doorcases with chamfered pilasters and shouldered arches to door heads under round arches the tympani of which contain roundel, foliage and fruit motifs with the date on the north side only. The arches are surmounted by ogee moulded hoodmoulds. Paired windows with round heads, chamfered mullions and semicircular arches. Yellow brick dentil course at eaves and cavetto moulded gable coping. Station house has segment headed recessed sashes in pairs, with stone mullions and moulded imposts. 4-panel door under stone lintel with pointed upper surface. Cavetto moulded first floor string courses. Wall mounted gas lamp fixed to left corner and old enamel advertisements fixed to station and house walls. Windows throughout are sashes or 2-pane casements with steeply sloped sills. INTERIOR: station waiting room is separated from the ticket office by a half-glazed wooden screen. The ticket office contains fireplace with cast-iron grate. Waiting room contains fireplace. The museum is associated with the Wirral Way Footpath which has replaced the railway line.

Listing NGR: SJ3304877322


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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: 26 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08848/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Dr Geoffrey Court. Source Historic England Archive
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