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Railway Station and Footbridge, Albrighton

Description: Railway Station and Footbridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255141

OS Grid Reference: SJ8189104529
OS Grid Coordinates: 381891, 304529
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6382, -2.2690

Location: Station Road, Donington, Shropshire WV7 3DP

Locality: Albrighton
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV7 3DP

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Listing Text


6/35 Railway Station and

Railway Station and footbridge. C.1850 and c.1880. Station red brick
with stone dressings; slate roofs. Italianate. in the style of the
Shrewsbury and Birmingham line. One arid 2 storeys, 5 bays, irregular;
extra waiting room added to left; 2 storeyed gabled break with moulded
wooden bargeboards and finial, flanked by twin arched projections,
left hand a loggia, the right hand blocked; 2 and 3 light round arched
windows with sashes, first floor on sill band, rest with bracketed
sills. Prominent chimneys, principal one with 4 shafts and moulded
capping. Platform canopy replaced on the downline side c.188O; on
the upline side, built on a vaulted basement, 4 windows and 4 doors,
fretted iron brackets to canopy. Footbridge. Wooden and cast iron,
corrugated iron roof, gable finials. 4 flights with central gangway,
iron lattice guard, pierced bargeboards, weatherboarded sides to lower
part; palmette capped columns to landings, G.W.R. emblem and date 1883
at each end of the central gangway. The Shrewsbury and Birmingham
Railway opened in 1849, Albrighton being one of its original stations,
and was taken over by the Great Western Railway in 1854.

Listing NGR: SJ8189104529

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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