Survey Data

Reg No

16304058


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural


Original Use

Railway station


In Use As

Railway station


Date

1850 - 1860


Coordinates

329785, 212124


Date Recorded

03/07/2003


Date Updated

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Description

Detached multiple-bay two-storey railway station, built c.1855. The building is finished in render with granite dressings. A projecting single-storey wing is centrally located on the west-side. This has a large central opening with glazed replacement door and screen. To north and south are small single-storey projections. Other windows are all at first floor. All window openings are flat-headed and have one over one sash frames with broad decorative moulded surrounds. The roof is pitched and finished with artificial slate; overhanging eaves and verges; rainwater goods are cast-iron. Chimneystacks are rendered with corbelled caps and some clay pots; shallow corbelled chimneybreast mouldings to first floor.

Appraisal

Delightful, picturesque, somewhat Italianate style railway station which although somewhat altered is still a well preserved, prominent and memorable town feature.