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Description: Main Passenger Building and Attached Platform at Wellingborough Station
Date Listed: 5 May 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 233787
OS Grid Reference: SP9033568132
OS Grid Coordinates: 490335, 268132
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3039, -0.6766
WELLINGBOROUGH MIDLAND ROAD
SP96NW (South side)
5/129 Main passenger building and
05/05/81 attached platform at
Station. c.1857 by C.H. Driver, with cast-iron by C. Diddle. Red brick with
yellow and blue dressings and slate roof. Originally T-shaped station master's
house of 2 storeys with attached single-storey passenger building and platform.
Entrance front has house to left of 2-window range with projecting gable and
pair of arch head sash windows. Passenger building, originally of 5 bays of
blank arcades including a projecting gabled porch to far left. Pairs of
arch-head windows to each bay have Midland Railway style cast-iron lozenge
glazing; some windows altered in C20. Drip moulds to all window arches and
arcades. Dentilled cornice and barge boards to station masters house. Truncated
brick stacks at ridge. Extension to right has roofed carriageway to left and one
single and one pair of arch-head windows; all in similar style. Projecting
gabled extension to far right is late C19. Elevation to platform is similar with
projecting gable to right having central arch-head door flanked by arch-head
windows. 5-bay blank arcade of pointed arches with various arched openings and
pairs of arch-head windows. Platform attached. 6-bay cast-iron canopy with
cast-iron columns and foliage decoration to spandrels. Later wooden canopy to
right. Interior: booking office has ceiling with exposed chamfered rafters.
Listing NGR: SP9033568132
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Source: English Heritage
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