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Oundle Railway Station (Disused), Ashton

Description: Oundle Railway Station (Disused)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 232567

OS Grid Reference: TL0465089007
OS Grid Coordinates: 504650, 289007
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4890, -0.4602

Location: 3 Laxton Drive, Oundle PE8 5LA

Locality: Ashton
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5LA

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Listing Text

TL08NW (West side)
8/12 Oundle Railway Station
18/02/87 (disused)


Railway station now disused. c1845 by W. Livock. Limestone ashlar with slate
roof laid to a diagonal pattern. Shallow U-shape plan. 2 storeys. Entrance front
of 3 bays with flanking bays breaking forward as gabled cross wings . Central ,
square-head, doorway with moulded stone surround, hood mould and C19 panelled
door. Gabled porch, to centre of left gable has doorway with 4-centred arch head
outer and moulded stone surround. Window openings to left and right and above
central door and to projecting gables, all temporarily blocked, have chamfered
stone surrounds with hood moulds. Window to first floor right breaks forward as
a shallow oriel with a 2-light stone mullion window, the bottom lights of which
are blind. Castellated decoration to window head. First floor centre window has
gablet over. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers with bases of apex finials.
Lateral ashlar stack to return of right gable has stepped corbelling and 2
octagonal flues. Similar lateral stack to left side elevation and similar ridge
stack to left. Lean-to buildings to left and right are probably c1845. Elevation
to platform, to rear of entrance front, has 3 gables each with square-head
window opening similar to entrance front. Centre window is a shallow square-head
oriel. Range of 7 windows and doors at ground floor, all temporarily blocked,
have chamfered stone surrounds. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers; gable to
left has finial. Platform canopy removed. Interior not inspected.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p18)

Listing NGR: TL0465089007

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Source: English Heritage

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