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Description: Spalding Town Station
Date Listed: 16 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 197366
OS Grid Reference: TF2438422836
OS Grid Coordinates: 524384, 322836
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7888, -0.1570
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1. (north side)
TF 22SW 1/300 Spalding Town Station
Railway station and attached foot bridge. 1848, for the Great Northern Railway
Company. Unite brick with painted brick and ashlar dressings. Slate roofs with
bracketed overhanging eaves. Brick chamfered cornice. 10 tall brick stacks.
Entrance front 20 bays from the left, a tall 2 storey staircase block, set back,
with a hipped roof and a large round headed window. Flat roofed single storey
wing in front has 2 blind round headed openings. Then a 2-storey single bay
gabled section with a tripartite sash below, and a plain Venetian window above.
Then a recessed section with a single plain sash flanked by single doors with
overlights, above another plain sash. Beyond a tall 3 storey tower with painted
cill bands and a pyramidal roof. A 2 light cross casement with flat ashlar hood
on brackets, above a round headed casement with side lights, and above a cross
casement. Then a single storey wing with 3 round headed entrance arches and
beyond a slightly projecting gabled wing with another round headed entrance arch.
Beyond a further wing with a central blind window flanked by 2 plain sashes on
either side, then a further slightly projecting gabled wing with a plain Venetian
window. Beyond a 6 bay, single storey range with 3 blank panels and 3 plain
sashes. Platform facade, largely covered by a large wooden canopy supported on
iron columns with ornate iron brackets. To the south-west an iron foot bridge
spans the line with a 2 storey brick stair tower with a hipped slate roof. Foot
bridge continues beyond to further platform with 2 continuous flights of steps.
Listing NGR: TF2438422836
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Source: English Heritage
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