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Former Railway Station Building at Atherstone Station, Atherstone

Description: Former Railway Station Building at Atherstone Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 March 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 309171

OS Grid Reference: SP3045197941
OS Grid Coordinates: 430451, 297941
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5784, -1.5521

Location: Long Street, Atherstone, Warwickshire CV9 2PR

Locality: Atherstone
Local Authority: North Warwickshire Borough Council
County: Warwickshire
Country: England
Postcode: CV9 2PR

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Listing Text

SP3097 (South-west side)
9/79 Former railway station
12/03/80 building at Atherstone Station
- II
Former railway station, now offices. 1847. By J.W. Livock for the Trent Valley
Railway. Brick with limestone dressings. Steep-pitched roofs have bands of
fish-scaie tiles and plain-tiles. Coped gable parapets have moulded octagonal
finials to apex and moulded kneelers; brick ridge, end, and internal stacks have
decorated octagonal shafts with moulded and embattled cornices to left part, and
similar diagonally-set square shafts to right ranges. Tudor style. One and 2
storeys; 8 bays. Projecting gabled second bay has moulded basket-arched doorway
with late C20 double-leaf 4-panelled doors and overlight. Moulded string course
and corbelled-out cross window in stone surround above. Double-chamfered 2-light
stone mullioned windows with quoined surrounds and late C20 leaded lights
throughout. 2-storey gabled left range. Right range of one storey and attic has
central gabled porch with 4-panelled double-leaf doors in moulded 4-centred arch
with hood mould and lozenge stops. Shield panel in gable. Gabled half-dormer
above. Cross windows to left and right have shield panels above. One-storey
2-bay range has 4-panelled door and window. Gabled range of one stormy and attic
to right has ground-floor window set in shallow projection with parapet, Left
return side has internal stack. Similar elevation to platform to rear; the
canopies have been removed. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP3045197941

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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