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NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM)

List Entry Summary

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

Name: NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM)

List entry Number: 1322962

Location

NORTH ROAD RAILWAY STATION (NOW RAILWAY MUSEUM), STATION ROAD

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

County:

District: Darlington

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Apr-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Sep-1977

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110718

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 28910 15712

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