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Morpeth Station, Morpeth

Description: Morpeth Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238709

OS Grid Reference: NZ2029085370
OS Grid Coordinates: 420290, 585370
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1622, -1.6831

Location: Coopies Lane, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 2SL

Locality: Morpeth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 2SL

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Listing Text

NZ 2085

Morpeth Station


British Rail Station. 1847 by John Green for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. bm
canopies added c.1890 (cf. Whittingham Station and Callaly Castle Stables).
Dressed stone with ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Tudor style. 2-storey,
U-plan centre section and single-storey wings.

Centre section: recessed middle with Tudor-arched doorway to left and platform
access to right; 2-light windows above in gabled half-dormers. Projecting,
cross-gabled outer bays. To right: 3 large pointed-arched windows on ground
floor and canted oriel above. To left: 3-light mullioned windows. Steeply-
pitched gabled roof with ridged coping, kneelers with ball finials, and low
octagonal ridge stacks.

Similar detail to wings.

Platform side has glazed canopies with elaborate iron work, including stars of
David, in the spandrels. Platform extension to east has similar canopy on cast-
iron columns.

Ceramic railway map of c.1910, attached to wall.

Railway Stations of the North East: Hoole: 1985. David and Charles.

Listing NGR: NZ2035185364

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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