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Description: Station House
Date Listed: 22 August 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 240763
OS Grid Reference: NY7047063821
OS Grid Coordinates: 370470, 563821
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9681, -2.4628
HALTWHISTLE STATION ROAD
NY 76 SW
(East side, off)
16/29 Station House
Former station master's house, now private dwelling. 1838, probably by
Benjamin Green for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway Company. Dressed stone,
Welsh slate roof and ashlar chimney stacks. T-plan: deep gable-fronted wing
at left with set-back wing at right-angles on right; extruded front porch.
Tudor style. Chamfered doorways and stone-mullioned windows. Projecting
gable-fronted left bay: one storey plus attic; canted bay window under hipped
roof; 2-light attic window above; steeply-pitched roof has coped gable with
square block at apex and shaped footstones. Set-back wing at right-angles
on right: tall single storey, 2 bays wide; porch on left bay and narrow 2-
light window at right; steeply-pitched roof rises to same ridge height and
has identical details at gable; cross-axial chimney with 4 conjoined octagonal-
plan stacks. Gable-fronted porch of 2 low storeys: blocked doorway with
round window above; similar roof and gable details. 3-bay left return has
central, partly-glazed door with small sash window above and flanking 2-light
windows. Attached single-storey former privy and coal shed, with boarded
doors and lean-to roof, and similar porch/kitchen partly enclosing rear yard.
(G. Whittle, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1979).
Listing NGR: NY7047063821
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Source: English Heritage
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