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Description: Bank Top Railway Station (Main Building)
Date Listed: 6 September 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 110731
OS Grid Reference: NZ2945114081
OS Grid Coordinates: 429451, 514081
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5212, -1.5465
NZ 2914 VICTORIA ROAD
907/10/400 Bank Top Railway Station
Railway station. 1887. William Bell. Imposing composition with some Italianate detail. Tall central clock tower of 4 stages with crested pyramidal roof. Red brick with plentiful stone dressings. Two-bay flanking sections hold entrance concourse; each has a wide segmental and a narrow round-arched opening. Classical trim with pilasters and entablature; and stone architraves to openings. Further set back 4-bay sections have similar treatment. Shaped gable ends on returns. Interior has iron framed barrelled roof with pierced braces resting on stone corbels. Heavy iron screens around stairways down to train shed. This is long and slightly curved with a similar iron framed roof of 2 spans, the braces resting on cast-iron quasi-Corinthian columns in centre. Roofs partly glazed.
Listing NGR: NZ2945114081
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Source: English Heritage
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