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Former Ellesmere Railway Station, Ellesmere Urban

Description: Former Ellesmere Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 259900

OS Grid Reference: SJ3959735033
OS Grid Coordinates: 339597, 335033
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9093, -2.8996

Location: 3 Brownlow Crescent, Ellesmere, Shropshire SY12 0AP

Locality: Ellesmere Urban
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY12 0AP

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Listing Text

The following building shall be included:
(north side)
SJ 3935 5/61 Former Ellesmere Railway
Railway station. 1861/2 for Cambrian Railway Company. Flemish bond brick with
sandstone ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled Welsh slate roofs; brick ridge and
end stacks. 2 storeys. South front of 2:4:2 fenestration with projecting outer
wings. Stone lintels over 2-light cross windows and 2 half-glazed central
panelled doors (glazing inserted mid C20) to ground floor; keyed semi-circular
arched 6-panelled doors to former parcels office on left and station master's
house on right. Keyed semi-circular arched first-floor sashes with bracketed
sills; decorative oculi and cusped bargeboards to outer gables. Rear elevation,
of 10-window range, has central 2-storey bay window flanked by panelled doors;
canopy to former platform supported by cast-iron columns with trefoils to
Gothic-style spandrels. Gable-end walls, each of 4-window range with blank
central windows, have one-storey blocks with stone lintels over 2-pane sashes.
Interior not inspected but noted as retaining panelled doors and some original
fireplaces. Included as a good and externally complete example of a rural
Victorian railway station.

Listing NGR: SJ3959735033

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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