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Former Gilesgate Railway Station, Durham

Description: Former Gilesgate Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110522

OS Grid Reference: NZ2823242797
OS Grid Coordinates: 428232, 542797
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7793, -1.5626

Location: 9 Station Lane, Durham DH1 1JR

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 1JR

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Listing Text

NZ 2842 NW (North side)

11/464 Former Gilesgate
Railway Station


Railway station, now builders' merchants. 1844 by G.T. Andrews for Durham and
Sunderland Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Passenger
building: one storey, 7 bays with lower 2-bay left wing and one-bay right link
to office block. Central projecting bay has keyed arch,with voussoirs on
pilasters, blocked and window inserted. Boarded door and overlight with glazing
bars in first bay, sashes with glazing bars, and inserted door in right end bay.
Eaves band and prominent cornice and blocking course. Set-back left wing has
C20 one-bay link; 2 keyed arches with pilasters and voussoirs; impost band
partly removed; cornice and blocking course. Right link obscured. Rear shows
massive boarded doors to engine shed. Interior of shed has iron trusses
supporting partly-glazed roof; wood platforms survive.

Office block at right 2 storeys, 2 bays. Steps up to 4-panelled door and
overlight in Tuscan doorcase. Canted bay at right with semicircular cellar
grille. Sill band. 2 first-floor sashes in plain reveals. Gutter board.
Low-pitched hipped roof has central and rear corniced ashlar chimneys.

Listing NGR: NZ2823242797

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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