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Main Building to Great Chesterford Railway Station, Great Chesterford

Description: Main Building to Great Chesterford Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 121903

OS Grid Reference: TL5048142431
OS Grid Coordinates: 550481, 242431
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0598, 0.1936

Location: Great Chesterford, Essex CB10 1PG

Locality: Great Chesterford
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB10 1PG

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Listing Text

Main building to
Great Chesterford
railway station
(formerly listed as
Railway Station)
TL 5042 28/797 1.9.71


Built circa 1845 by Francis Thompson, railway architect of the early C19, whose
work (mainly in the north midlands) includes, notably, Chester station. In
1845 "The Builder" attributed both Great Chesterford and Audley End stations
to Francis Thompson. A rectangular yellow gault brick building with a parapet,
stucco band and elemental cornice. Two storeys. Five window range on both
the approach and platform fronts, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in
plain stucco architraves with simple cornices. The ground storey windows have
been altered with horizontal glazing bars. The north and south ends each has
one window range. The platform has a C20 canopy without a fascia, on original
"gallows" angle brackets with moulded pendants.

Listing NGR: TL5048142431

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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