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Old Railway Station, Oswestry

Description: Old Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 255564

OS Grid Reference: SJ2939829815
OS Grid Coordinates: 329398, 329815
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8612, -3.0501

Location: Oswald Road, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 1RD

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 1RD

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Listing Text

SJ 2929 NW OSWESTRY C.P. OSWALD ROAD (east side)

14/91 Old Railway Station
(formerly listed as
21.5.74 Oswestry Railway


Railway station and former headquarters of the Cambrian Railway Company,
now shop. Circa 1865 with later additions and alterations. Red brick on
moulded stone plinth with painted stone dressings and chamfered angle
quoins, hipped slate roof with 4 rendered ridge stacks. 2 storeys,
decorated bracketed eaves cornice with rosettes and other emblems
alternating with each bracket, moulded floor and impost bands; entrance
side: 5:4:4:4:5 windows, second sets from left and right forming projecting
bays, round-headed 8-paned sashes with projecting keystones and moulded
cills, each ground-floor window with moulded stone rectangular panel
above (square over triple windows to outer end of left and right bays);
central section has corrugated iron lean-to roof supported on cast-iron
brackets with C20 facia board to front,half-glazed doors. Platform side:
details as on entrance side, 19 bays with full-height ashlar-faced
4-window canted bay to centre. C20 additions to front abutting right-hand
end and in angle with left projecting bay are not of special architectural

Listing NGR: SJ2939829815

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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