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Wylam Station and Station-Master's House, Wylam

Description: Wylam Station and Station-Master's House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 17 February 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 239530

OS Grid Reference: NZ1200964490
OS Grid Coordinates: 412009, 564490
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9749, -1.8139

Location: Station Road, Wylam, Northumberland NE41 8HR

Locality: Wylam
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE41 8HR

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Listing Text


19/157 Wylam Station and
17/2/72 Station-Master's House


Station and station-master's house. 1835. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof.
Single-storey station on left has recessed veranda in centre with roof supported
on 2 cast-iron Tuscan columns. Ticket office on right has original ticket
window with segmental arch and decorative iron grille; also 2 large windows and
a door in chamfered alternating-block surrounds, now boarded up. Waiting room
partly filling left side of veranda has 2 windows in similar surrounds also
boarded up and two 16-pane sashes to rear. Hipped roof with central corniced
stone chimney.

Station-master's house attached to right in Tudor style. 2 storeys, 3 bays with
central doorway in double-chamfered surround. 2-light windows in similar
surrounds, those on ground floor under hoodmoulds. 1st floor centre window is
in gabled oriel on rounded wood corbels. Gutter is supported on rounded stone
corbels. Gabled roof with rendered brick end stacks on stone corniced bases,
supported on stone corbels.

One of the earliest stations in the world still in passenger use. Included
mainly for historical value.

Listing NGR: NZ1200964490

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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