Description: Platform Cottage
Station House and Platform Cottage
Date Listed: 19 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 329800
OS Grid Reference: SE7368166697
OS Grid Coordinates: 473681, 466697
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0909, -0.8750
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SE 76 NW WELBURN CASTLE HOWARD STATION
5/118 Station House and
19.9.79 Platform Cottage
(shown on map as Old
(Formerly listed as
Station and station house; now house and cottage. 1845. By G T Andrews.
Sandstone ashlar to front; dressed sandstone with chiselled quoins and
window dressings to rear; slate roof. Central-staircase plan to house with
station range to rear right and service range to rear left. Entrance front:
2-storey, 3-bay front, with full-height centre portico; single-storey bay to
left. Portico has keyed round-arched openings with impost band. Half-
glazed panelled door beneath divided overlight. 12-pane sashes to ground
floor and 9-pane sashes to first floor, all with plain raised surrounds.
Ground-floor sill band; raised first-floor band. First-floor window to
portico is a radial-glazed sash flanked by recessed panels within keyed
Venetian surround. Single-storey bay has round-arched radial-glazed sash
window in raised, keyed surround, and impost band. Overhanging eaves on
shaped brackets. Banks of stacks rise through roof pitch to rear. Line-
side: 2-storey gable end, with single-storey, 4-bay range to right. First-
floor balcony on ogee corbels to gable end with keyed Venetian screen and
pierced balustrade. 12-pane sashes to ground and first floors. Station
range to right has keyed round-arched arcade with impost band. C20 glazed
and panelled door to right of centre and 3 bordered sashes each beneath a
fanlight with a broad transom. End right stack. Interior: open-string
geometric stair with stick balusters, clustered around a turned newel;
moulded handrail, wreathed at bottom; decorated treadends. Window panelling
and panelled shutters survive in ground-floor windows. Illustrated London
News, 31 August 1850: "Royal Visit to Castle Howard".
Listing NGR: SE7368166697
Source: English Heritage
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