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Brocklesby Station, Ulceby

Description: Brocklesby Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165893

OS Grid Reference: TA1189413547
OS Grid Coordinates: 511894, 413547
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6065, -0.3103

Location: B1211, Ulceby, North Lincolnshire DN39 6ST

Locality: Ulceby
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN39 6ST

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Listing Text

(east side)

13/92 Brocklesby Station

- II

Railway station and station master's house. 1847-8 for the Manchester,
Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway Company, with later C19 additions to
station master's house. Red brick in Flemish bond with ashlar dressings.
Tile roof; lead roofs to bay windows. Cast-iron columns and frame to wooden
platform awning with glass roof. Jacobethan style. Plan: building stands
between two platforms, that to rear now disused; station offices to left,
station master's house to right. Main range has central Booking Hall and 2-
room cross wing to left containing Waiting Room to front and Ladies Room to
rear, with Lord Yarborough's Waiting Room to left end; similar cross wing to
right containing station master's rooms, with later addition set back to
right and extensions to front. North platform front: single storey with
attic and 2 storeys, 8 bays. Central 2-bay Booking Hall, single-bay
projecting Waiting Room wing to left and 3-bay Yarborough Waiting Room set
back to left end; single-bay projecting wing to right and 2-storey, 2-bay
section set back to right with single storey extensions to front. Flush
quoins. Booking Hall: recessed panelled door in ashlar surround, 3-light
wooden ovolo mullion and transom window to left in chamfered ashlar reveal.
Waiting Room wing to left has entrance in right return with triangular-
headed half-glazed door in chamfered ashlar reveal; projecting wooden canted
bay window with ovolo-mullioned lights in chamfered reveals, plain
entablature, cornice and hipped roof; single-light transomed window in
ashlar reveal to left return. Yarborough Waiting Room has half-glazed doors
to left end in ashlar surround, with 3-light and single-light mullion
windows in ashlar reveals to right. Projecting wing to right of Booking
Hall has ground floor brick bay window with quoins, 3-light mullion and
transom window to front and single-light windows to sides in chamfered
ashlar reveals, moulded cornice and hipped roof. Extension to right has
wooden cross mullion window in ashlar reveal and ornate bargeboard to right
gable. Projecting front wings have single-light ashlar attic windows. Most
windows have glazing bars. Platform awning to central section between wings
and to left end: pairs of cast-iron columns with octagonal bases and foliate
capitals supporting framework with ornate brackets beneath flat roof with
wooden fringe; section to right derelict at time of re-survey. Single
similar column and bracket for former canopy to right side of right wing.
Steeply-pitched roof has decorative ridge tiles and curvilinear coped gables
with ornate finials. 4 tall stacks with quoins and octagonal ashlar
chimneys with chamfered bases and moulded cornices: 3 axial stacks with
one, two and four shafts, and lateral stack to front of right section with
three shafts. Left return has canted bay window and attic window similar to
Waiting Room wing. Rear, facing former platform and approach from
Brocklesby Park: original section to right has central panelled door to
Booking Hall flanked by single-light ashlar windows; similar window and
gable details to front. Station master's house to left: half-glazed door in
keyed round-headed ashlar surround, ground floor casement and first floor
12-pane sashes in chamfered ashlar reveals. Interior: station rooms have
moulded plaster cornices, doors and windows in wide architraves, and
original chimneypieces, (that to Yarborough Waiting Room particularly
ornate). Lord Yarborough was chairman of the MS and LR at the time of this
line's construction, and the station was used by visitors to Brocklesby
Hall, including royalty. Station rooms empty and in decay at time of re-

Listing NGR: TA1189413547

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Source: English Heritage

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