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Passenger Buildings and Platforms at Settle Station, Settle

Description: Passenger Buildings and Platforms at Settle Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 324338

OS Grid Reference: SD8172563478
OS Grid Coordinates: 381725, 463478
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0669, -2.2807

Location: Gragdale, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 9AG

Locality: Settle
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD24 9AG

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Listing Text

SD 8063-8163
(south side)
10/32 Passenger buildings
and platforms at
Settle Station (formerly
listed in New Street)

Station building, shelter and platforms, 1876. For the Midland Railway, J C Crossley,
Engineer. Rock-faced stone and slate roof, with ashlar dressings and interior walls.
Plan centre around waiting room. One storey. Facade to platform has 2 large gables
over slight forward breaks to either side of glazed arcade, but is rendered asymmet-
rical by extension to left with smaller gable. Plinth ashlar band below eaves line,
bargeboards, of which only that to left and right gables are still decorative. Trefoil
recesses in each gable. Windows have stone mullions and rounded upper corners.
and are of 2 lights and one light to either side of door at left side and 3 lights
under each of the larger gables. Arace of cast iron with decorative pierced spandrels
has decorative glazing and central double doors. 4 moulded chimneys on the ridge.
Facade to yard is plainer with central break of 3 bays of single lights. Windows
are sashes with glazing bars only to the single light windows on either facade.
At left end of yard side is small outbuilding in similar style. Inside waiting room
are fitted benches. On opposite platform is a small shelter, in similar materials
and style. Facade to platform is symmetrical of 5 bays with 2 light windows.
Decorative bargeboard to right gable end only. Trefoil recess to each gable. The
two platforms have retaining walls built of rock-faced stone. The stone-flagged
surface of the platform supported by this wall (further back the surface is tarred
but the level unchanged) is so low that the platforms may be at their original level.
This is the best preserved of the stations on the Settle to Carlisle line, and retains
the Station House and Tank House (qqv).

Listing NGR: SD8172563478

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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