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The Old Railway Station, Shincliffe

Description: The Old Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 109960

OS Grid Reference: NZ2990739321
OS Grid Coordinates: 429907, 539320
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7480, -1.5369

Location: Ancroft Garth, Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2PR

Locality: Shincliffe
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 2PR

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NE 299393
(West side, off)
High Shincliffe
6/79 The Old Railway
15/8/85 Station (formerly
listed as
Shincliffe Station)

Former railway station incorporating station-master's house. 1844 by G. T.
Andrews for the North Eastern Railway Company. Dressed sandstone front and
returns, engineering brick on rear. Welsh slate roof with dressed stone
chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3 bays with tall plinth and first-floor sill band.
Central 8-panel double door with radial fanlight in projecting enclosed porch
with flush voussoirs to doorway arch, impost string, cornice and blocking
course. Later doorway inserted at left. 12-pane sashes with projecting
sills, except for 16-pane sash in enlarged opening to left of porch; ground-
floor windows in recessed panels. Low-pitched roof has overhanging eaves with
exposed rafters and overhanging verges with exposed purlins. 2 stepped
corniced stacks rising through rear pitch of roof. One-bay returns have
similar fenestration and sill bands. 2-storey lean-to, with further lean-to
porch, on right rear and one-storey gabled wing on left rear in s-imilar style.
The station was closed in 1893. A rare complete survival of a small station
by Andrews; better known for larger stations like Scarborough and Hull Paragon.
(G. Biddle, Victorian Stations, 1973 and J. Stredwick, Shincliffe - An
Illustrated History, 1975).

Listing NGR: NZ2990739321

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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