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The Station House, Thirlwall

Description: The Station House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240844

OS Grid Reference: NY6355266337
OS Grid Coordinates: 363552, 566337
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9903, -2.5711

Location: Rosehill Estate, Thirlwall, Northumberland CA8 7BJ

Locality: Thirlwall
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: CA8 7BJ

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Listing Text

NY 66 NW
The Station House

Former station-master's house and ticket office, now private house; c1836 with
later C19 rear additions. Possibly by Benjamin Green for the Newcastle and
Carlisle Railway Co. Squared stone in narrow courses; slate roof; stone and brick
chimneys. Tudor style. Single storey plus attic, 3 bays. Central replaced door
in chamfered surround. Segmental-arched ticket office window with original
pierced iron grille to left. 2-light chamfered-mullioned windows under hoodmoulds
in end bays; window at left retains paired 8-pane sashes. Large corbelled-out,
gabled half-dormer above doorway. Dormer has 2-light window under hoodmould,
blind chamfered loop above and coped gable with shaped footstones. Flanking
unsympathetic mid C20 dormers. Steeply-pitched roof. Left end rebuilt brick
stack. Right end chimney with 2 truncated octagonal-plan stacks. Replaced sashes
in chamfered surrounds on right return. 2-storey later gabled wing and lean-to
additions on right rear. Mid C20 link section to Ghyllbrae (qv) on left return is
not of special interest. (G Whittle, The Newcastle and Carlisle Railway, 1979).

Listing NGR: NY6355266337

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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