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Hellifield Station Main Passenger Building, Hellifield

Description: Hellifield Station Main Passenger Building

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 323853

OS Grid Reference: SD8516057236
OS Grid Coordinates: 385160, 457236
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0109, -2.2279

Location: 99 Station Road, Hellifield, North Yorkshire BD23 4HN

Locality: Hellifield
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 4HN

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Listing Text

SD 85 NE
(east side)
Hellifield Station,
7.4.77 main passenger building

- II

Main passenger building, c1880 for Midland Railway. Hammer-dressed stone, ashlar
dressings, slate roof. Station is set on an island platform approached by an
underground passage from station yard. 2 storeys, 18 bays. 5 entrances on
each side have moulded surrounds with fluted consoles to lintels of 2 northernmost
passageways. Tall windows have deeply splayed cills; moulded panels. All windows
and most entrances are now boarded. 5 bay upper floor: 4 dormers to east, 3
to west; bargeboards. 6 ridge stacks. C20 plank extension to north and separate
plank extension to south. Endorsed by extensive cast iron and glazed canopy:
12 bays on east, 11 bays on west. Elaborate columns, high pedestals flutes,
pronounced entasis and eclectic capitals. Cast iron brackets and ornamental
spandrels incorporate the Midland Wyvern symbol, MR logo and elaborate foliage.
Interior not accessible. Late-C19 cast iron weighbridge on platform at south
end of station buildings embossed MR and RD KITCHIN WARRINGTON. Cast iron railings
to ramp up to platform. White ceramic tiles to underground passage: wrought
iron entrance gates.

Listing NGR: SD8516057236

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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