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Former Refreshment Rooms and Railway Hotel of Tynemouth Railway Station, Tynemouth

Description: Former Refreshment Rooms and Railway Hotel of Tynemouth Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303352

OS Grid Reference: NZ3675769131
OS Grid Coordinates: 436757, 569131
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0154, -1.4267

Location: Oxford Street, North Tyneside NE30 4DX

Locality: Tynemouth
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE30 4DX

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Listing Text

NZ 3669 SE
9/106 Former refreshment rooms and
railway hotel of Tynemouth
Old Railway Station.
Railway hotel and refreshment rooms. Circa 1847; possibly by J and B Green, for
Newcastle and Berwick Railway Company. Sandstone ashlar with rusticated quoins;
Welsh slate roof with some brick repairs to ashlar chimneys. Near-symmetrical
composition of 3-storey, 3-bay block and 2-storey, 3- and 4-bay wings. South
elevation to vehicle way: main block has central double door in raised stone
surround, flat stone lintels and slightly projecting sills to sash windows,
paired at right and above door; oriel window at ground floor left; wings in
similar style. 2 ridge chimneys on hipped roof of central block. Tall chimneys
on roll-moulded plinths, at front of wings. Stencilled REFRESHMENT visible on
lintel of entrance from platform at rear. An early example of a purpose-built
railway hotel. Partly burnt out and without glazing at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3675769131

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Source: English Heritage

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