Description: Grosmont Station and Attached Yard Wall
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327610
OS Grid Reference: NZ8279405256
OS Grid Coordinates: 482794, 505256
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4360, -0.7250
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GROSMONT NORTH YORK MOORS
NZ 80 NW
3/134 Grosmont Station and
attached yard wall
Railway station. c.1846. By G.T.Andrews, architect to the York and North
Midland Railway Company. Hammered sandstone with sandstone ashlar quoins
and dressings; slate roofs. L-shaped on plan, with outshut, and yard at
rear. 2-storey, 2-window range with 2-storey, 1-window gabled crosswing at
left. Paired board doors in ogee-arched surrounds to 2-window range.
Mullioned window of 2 shouldered lights with flat lintel and 2-centred
relieving arch at right. Crosswing has offset diagonal buttress at left,
and ground floor mullioned window of 3 shouldered lights beneath flat
lintel and 2-centred relieving arch. First floor windows are all of 2
mullioned lights with shallow ogee heads, that in crosswing with 2-centred
relieving arch. Openings all quoined. Plain bargeboards and finial to
Platform front: 1-storey, 4-bay range at right of 2-storey, 1-window gable
wall of main front. Gable wall has 4-light canted bay window on ground
floor, with shouldered lights and half-hexagonal hipped roof with embattled
eaves. First floor window of 2 ogee-headed mullioned lights with flat
lintel and 2-centred relieving arch. Plain bargeboards and finial to gable
end. 1-storey range has two chamfered Tudor-arched doorways with board
doors in centre. 2-light mullioned window at left, and similar 3-light
window at right, both with shouldered lights. Overhanging eaves on shaped
brackets. Right end conical stack.
Rear: gable ends have fancy bargeboards and finials. Banks of three
conjoined octagonal chimney stacks rise at rear of crosswing and at
junction of main and platform ranges. Yard wall is approximately 2.75
metres high with sloped coping, stepped up to outshut. Gateway with plain
lintel and board door in back wall. Lean-to buildings erected against
exterior of yard wall are not of special interest.
Interior of Ladies' Room: plain chimneypiece with bracketed shelf and cast
iron firegrate. Moulded dado and'cornice. Panelled shutters and doors
with original ironwork.
Listing NGR: NZ8279405256
Source: English Heritage
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