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Shackerstone Railway Station, Shackerstone

Description: Shackerstone Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 188232

OS Grid Reference: SK3788406569
OS Grid Coordinates: 437884, 306569
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6555, -1.4414

Location: Shackerstone, Leicestershire CV13 6NW

Locality: Shackerstone
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV13 6NW

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Listing Text


Shackerstone Railway


Railway Station. Circa 1873. Red brick with ashlar dressings, and
hipped slate roofs with bracketed oversailing eaves and brick ridge
stacks. Aligned north-south. The West front faces the station yard.
Single-storey main block with lower single-storey wings set back
slightly. The main block is in a rhythm of 3:3:3 bays with projecting
centre. All windows are sashes with raised and moulded surrounds,
raised keys, scrolled sides and bracketed sills. The central windows
of the 2 outer portions are larger: Central 2-leaf panelled door with
overlight and similar surround to the windows. The left-hand wing has
a central doorway and a window to the right whereas the right-hand wing
has 3 windows, the centre one larger. East front: 5-bay open centre
portion with cast iron columns and openwork brackets. 3 windows to
each side; the right-hand wing has a central door and 2 flanking
windows; the left hand wing has a door to the left and a window to the
right. Shackerstone railway station was designed and built by the
Midland Railway Co. and served the line between Hinckley/Nuneaton and
Ashby/Coalville. Passenger services began 1st September, 1873.
P. Howard Anderson, The East Midlands,vol. 2 of Forgotten Railways, 2nd
edition (1985) pp. 47 - 53.

Listing NGR: SK3788406569

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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