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Skipton Railway Station, Skipton

Description: Skipton Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 April 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 323525

OS Grid Reference: SD9836351386
OS Grid Coordinates: 398363, 451386
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9586, -2.0264

Location: 2 Broughton Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1RT

Locality: Skipton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 1RT

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Listing Text

(South Side)

SD 9851 1/163 Skipton Railway Station


Railway station. 1849-51. Designed by Andrews and Delannay for the Midland
Railway. Coursed rubble with ashlar dressings and slate hipped roofs. Chamfered
plinth and moulded eaves to single storey ranges continued as a band across 2 storey
range. North entrance front, largely single storey. Projecting central entrance
block has 2, 2 light cross mullion windows in sunk panels, with between a projecting
upper stack supported on 3 corbels with a carved relief panel. Either side are
single round arches with corbelled eaves and coped parapet, return walls have
similar arches. Set back to left a single 3 light cross mullion window, with beyond
a slightly set back similar window. Beyond a narrow single bay recess filled by a
lower parapeted section with a plain sash. Beyond a projecting canted bay window,
with a central 3 light and flanking single light cross mullion windows and a taller
hipped roof. Beyond a further set back section. Set back to the right a 4 bay
2 storey block, with an off-centre doorway and blind overlight, with to the left a
3 light and to the right a single light cross mullion window. Beyond a canted
2 storey bay window with a similar 3 light and flanking single light windows. Above
to the left a pair of glazing bar sashes in a single through eaves gable, to the
right 2 glazing bar sashes and beyond the bay has a single glazing bar sash in
through eaves gable with flanking smaller sashes.Beyond a single storey wing, with a
3 light cross casement. South platform front, has 13 bay projecting glazed canopy,
supported on 14 cast iron columns with capitols and ornate iron brackets, each bay
has a hipped glazed roof with segmental decorated iron trusses and elaborate iron
finials. Central flat headed archway flanked by single ashlar segmental arches. To
the left a doorway, a 2 light and then a single light window, a doorway, 2 single
light windows, a doorway and a further single light window. Projecting wing beyond
has a 2 light window, a round arch, a 3 light window and a small doorway. To the
right a doorway and 2, 3 light windows, and a round arch, projecting wing beyond has
a 3 light window and an entrance beyond. All these windows are ashlar cross mullion

Listing NGR: SD9836351386

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Source: English Heritage

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