LINCOLN CENTRAL STATION AND FOOTBRIDGE AND PLATFORM BUILDING AND YARD WALLS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1388752
Date first listed:
15-Aug-1973
Statutory Address:
LINCOLN CENTRAL STATION AND FOOTBRIDGE AND PLATFORM BUILDING AND YARD WALLS, ST MARYS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LINCOLN CENTRAL STATION AND FOOTBRIDGE AND PLATFORM BUILDING AND YARD WALLS, ST MARYS STREET

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

County:
Lincolnshire
District:
Lincoln (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 97571 70879

Details

LINCOLN

SK97SE ST MARY'S STREET 1941-1/2/322 (South side) 15/08/73 Lincoln Central Station, footbridge, platform building, and yard walls

II

Railway station with attached footbridge, platform building, yard walls and railing. 1848, with later C19 and C20 alterations. Possibly by Joseph Cubitt or JH Taylor of London for the Great Northern Railway Co. Yellow brick, with stone dressings and slate roofs, with 6 ridge and 8 side wall stacks. Tudor revival style. EXTERIOR: chamfered plinth and quoins, shouldered coped gables, coped parapet to north front. Window are mainly casements with stone mullions and transoms and hoodmoulds. Main block, 2 storeys, 6 bays, has a tower to east, 3 stages, and a single storey range to west. North front has a 4 bay centre with 2 Tudor arched doorways flanked by single windows, all beneath a hipped glazed canopy, 4 bays. Above, 4 windows. On either side, a gabled wing, that to left with a C20 doorway, and above, a canted oriel window. That to right has a 4-light window, and a 3-light window above. South side, towards the platform, has a full width valanced canopy, C20. Regular fenestration and square headed doors. Above, 8 glazing bar sashes. Tower has 2 buttresses to east, chamfered string course, and projecting crenellated parapet with square corner turrets. Steep pitched pyramidal roof with a raking louvred dormer on each side. South and east sides have four-centred arched openings, that to south blocked. Above, a cross casement to south. Above again, a single lancet on 3 sides, and 2 to south. Single storey range, to west, has a hipped louvred roof ventilator. North side has an off-centre segmental pointed carriage opening with gates, flanked by 3-light windows. To the right, a double gabled range with 2 plain sashes in each gable. Single arched lattice girder footbridge, wrought-iron, has stairs at each end. Southern platform building has a valanced canopy. Outside, to west, a cast-iron railing on a yellow brick and ashlar plinth, approx. 45m long. To north-east, a yard wall with slab coping and 3 gateways with square piers, approx. 35m long. To east, a curved wall with concrete coping, running eastwards along St Mary's Road approx. 100m, ending in a



flight of steps flanked by similar walls and copings. (Buildings of England : Lincolnshire: Pevsner N: Lincolnshire: London: 1989-: 511-512).



Listing NGR: SK9757170879

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
486213
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 511-512

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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