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Description: Durham Railway Station West Range and Canopy
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110521
OS Grid Reference: NZ2699042849
OS Grid Coordinates: 426990, 542849
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7798, -1.5819
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE STATION APPROACH
NZ 24 SE and NZ 2742 NW (North end, off)
4 and 9/463 Durham Railway Station
west range and canopy
Passenger building and canopy. Circa 1857. Probably by G.T. Andrews for North
Eastern Railway Company. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings; Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. Main building H-plan with extensions,
linked by C20 insertion to lavatory block at right. One storey, 8 bays and one-
storey, one-bay block at right. Main part has 3 mullioned-and-transomed 6-light
windows in centre flanked by gabled bays containing paired doors, with 2-paned
overlights at left and paired windows at right, under label moulds; further set-
back one-bay sections obscured at left and with one window at right. Steeply-
pitched roof has sloped coping on kneelers; truncated octagonal chimneys.
Lavatory block of one storey, one wide bay with 5 high square ventilators under
Canopy: 2 ridges resting on cast iron Gothic beams and octagonal columns with
leaf capitals. Doors to platform are ledged and boarded.
Listing NGR: NZ2699042849
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Source: English Heritage
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