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Acklington Station, Acklington

Description: Acklington Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 236680

OS Grid Reference: NU2218801498
OS Grid Coordinates: 422188, 601498
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3071, -1.6520

Location: B6345, Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9BU

Locality: Acklington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9BU

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
(South side, off)
7/10 Acklington Station
(formerly listed
as Acklington
Railway Station)

Railway station, now private house. c.1847 by Benjamin Green for the
Newcastle and Berwick Railway Co. Squared tooled stone with tooled ashlar
dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Main part H-plan, with single-storey wings
to north and south-west, and outshut to south. Tudor style.

West elevation: Main part 2 storeys, 1 + 2 + 1 bays. Centre has part-blocked
doorway on right, and 2-light window; smaller windows above in gabled half
dormers; 2 ridge stacks. Gabled end bays set slightly forward: Left bay
shows part-blocked doorway, flanked by small windows, under canted oriel
with cornice and low parapet. Slit in gable; lateral stack on left return.
Right bay has gable stack partly behind projecting single-storey wing with
part-blocked door on left return. To far left a single-storey 3-bay part
with renewed door under 2-pane fanlight, and ridge stack. Chamfered plinth
to some parts; flat-pointed or 4-centred doorways, mostly with later windows
inserted. Renewed small-paned casements; all openings in raised chamfered
surrounds with extended lintels, sills and mid-blocks, many under straight
dripmoulds. Gables coped on moulded kneelers, some retaining ball finials;
stepped-and-corniced stacks with multiple shafts.

Rear elevation to railway: Main parts similar, except that cross-wings extend
further to flank platform canopy, now with C20 part-glazed front wall; empty
clock surround above. Right wing shows canted ground-floor bay. Single-
storey part to right has unaltered canopy, extension of slated roof carried
on arcade of 5 timber posts with wavy braces to axial and transverse canopy

Listing NGR: NU2218801498

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Source: English Heritage

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