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Rushton Spencer Station, Rushton

Description: Rushton Spencer Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 275373

OS Grid Reference: SJ9358762465
OS Grid Coordinates: 393587, 362465
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1593, -2.0974

Location: Station Lane, Rushton, Staffordshire SK11 0QU

Locality: Rushton
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK11 0QU

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Listing Text

SJ 96 SW
4/162 Rushton Spencer
- Station


Railway station, now dwelling. 1844. Coursed and dressed sandstone
rubble; banded and shaped tile roof; verge parapets with finials on
corbelled kneelers; circular and diamond shafted corniced stone stacks.
Irregular and complex plan with extended frontage to raised platform;
Tudor style. Entrance front of 2-storey centre block and set-back flanking
single-storey wings; centre block in 3 parts; projecting gabled 2-
storey porch to right of centre with 2-light ovolo mullioned window in
corbelled, projecting block surround to first floor over Tudor-arched
doorway with double, boarded doors; C20 datestone over, depicting
Staffordshire knot and dated 1844; slightly set-back bay to right of
porch with small gable and stack to apex; one small window to right
of ground floor; slightly set-back, single-storey, parapetted and flat-
roofed bay to left of porch with 3-light ovolo mullioned casement window
to centre, set against 2-storey part, well set-back to rear with one
window (similar to that below) of 2 lights also to centre; flanking
single-storey wing to right has small segmental-arched sash window to
right of centre and triangular bay window to right-hand end, corresponding
left wing of 3 small windows and lower roofline to left-hand end. Built
for Leak and Macclesfield Railway, eventually taken over by the North
Staffordshire Railway.

Listing NGR: SJ9358762465

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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